Carry On, Mr. Bowditch



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In her Newbery Medal-winning book, Jean Lee Latham chronicles Nathaniel Bowditch's journey, from his modest beginnings, to his first sea voyage, to his rigorous self-education, to the triumphs of his fine-tuned mastery of navigation and eventual publication of his famous work, The American Practical Navigator (also known as the "Sailor's Bible"). Nat's amazing discoveries and accomplishments are brought to life for generations of readers in this engrossing maritime biography.
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