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Carry on, Mr. Bowditch [sound recording] / by Jean Lee Latham.

By: Latham, Jean Lee.
Contributor(s): Weiss, Jim [nrt].
Material type: SoundSoundPublisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Well-Trained Mind, 2016Description: 6 audio discs (6.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: spoken word Media type: audio Carrier type: audio discISBN: 9781942968580 :; 1942968582 :.Other title: Carry on, Mister Bowditch.Subject(s): Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838 -- Juvenile fiction | Bowditch, Nathaniel, 1773-1838 -- Fiction | Mathematicians -- Juvenile fiction | Astronomers -- Juvenile fiction | Navigation -- Juvenile fiction | Seafaring life -- Juvenile fiction | Salem (Mass.) -- History -- 18th century -- Juvenile fiction | Mathematicians -- Fiction | Astronomers -- Fiction | Navigation -- Fiction | Seafaring life -- Fiction | Salem (Mass.) -- History -- 18th century -- FictionGenre/Form: Children's audiobooks. | Audiobooks. | Unabridged audiobooks.
Contents:
Good-luck spell -- Privateers -- Word from the pilgrim -- "Boys don't blubber" -- Voice in the night -- "Sail by ash breeze!" -- Almanac -- "Lock, stock, and bookkeeper" -- Anchor to windward -- Freedom -- What next? -- Down to the sea -- Discovery -- Nineteen guns -- "Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!" -- Simple matter of mathematics -- Lunars and moonlight -- Astrea to the rescue -- Strange sailing orders -- Book sailing -- "Sealing is safer" -- Science and sumatra -- Captain Bowditch commanding -- Man against the fog.
Production Credits: Produced and directed by Jim Weiss.
Awards: Newbery Medal, 1956.Read by Jim Weiss.Summary: After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them into "The American Practical Navigator," also known as the "Sailors' Bible."
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Read by Jim Weiss.

Produced and directed by Jim Weiss.

Unabridged.

Compact discs.

Newbery Medal, 1956.

After finding a way to teach the ship's crew members to understand navigation, Nat, a self-taught mathematician and astronomer in eighteenth-century Salem, Massachusetts, writes down his explanations and compiles them into "The American Practical Navigator," also known as the "Sailors' Bible."

Good-luck spell -- Privateers -- Word from the pilgrim -- "Boys don't blubber" -- Voice in the night -- "Sail by ash breeze!" -- Almanac -- "Lock, stock, and bookkeeper" -- Anchor to windward -- Freedom -- What next? -- Down to the sea -- Discovery -- Nineteen guns -- "Sail Ho-O-O-O-O!" -- Simple matter of mathematics -- Lunars and moonlight -- Astrea to the rescue -- Strange sailing orders -- Book sailing -- "Sealing is safer" -- Science and sumatra -- Captain Bowditch commanding -- Man against the fog.

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