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Carry On, Mr. BowditchIn spite of having little education, Nat Bowditch manages to teach himself mathe matics and the principles of navigation. When he gets the chance to sail as a second mate, he teaches the rest of the crew to navigate and even finds mistakes in the navigational tables. He later rewrites the tables, and they become a standard navigational tool.
- Fiction, Historical Fiction
- John Newbery Medal 1956 (Medal Winner)
- ISBN: 9780618250745