[Epub] Carry On, Mr. Bowditch By Jean Lee Latham – Bassgrotto.co.uk


  • Hardcover
  • 251 pages
  • Carry On, Mr. Bowditch
  • Jean Lee Latham
  • English
  • 22 February 2018
  • 0812428250

10 thoughts on “Carry On, Mr. Bowditch

  1. says:

    I was somewhat surprised when I first learned about this biography that had managed the rare for a non fiction book feat of winning the Newbery Medal, but after reading this very special narrative bio, I would lend my wholehearted support to the committee s decision The absolutely enthralling story of Nat Bowditch bursts at the seams with starkly real emotion So often along the path down which the reader is led, the steps are devastatingly heartbreaking, and to see what terrible ordeals Nat I was somewhat surprised when I fi...


  2. says:

    I wrote this for school in the format of a five paragraph essay Some books start out good, but just fade away towards the end Carry On, Mr Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham is one of those books This novel, first published in 1955, is about Nathaniel Bowditch, a mathematician, navigator, linguistic specialist, and all around scholar of the early nineteenth century By looking at the characters, plot, and historical accuracy, we can determine if Carry On, Mr Bowditch is a worthwhile read.This boo I wrote this for school in the format of a five paragraph essay Some books start out good, but just fade away towards the end Carry On, Mr Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham is one of those books This novel, first published in 1955, is about Nathaniel Bowditch, a mathematician, navigator, linguistic specialist, and all around scholar of the early nineteenth century By looking at the characters, plot, and historical accuracy, we can determine if Carry On, Mr Bowditch is a worthwhile read.This book featured many characters It was sometimes hard to keep them from flowing together in my ...


  3. says:

    I read this book for school, I believe, and I have reread it several times I always loved Nat, from the small boy to his married years I thought the sailors with whom he sailed were amusing several times I loved his thinking, but I didn t agree with his infatuation with math There are several things I would like to mention, but they would contain spoilers So, I ll just end by saying that I didn t like the way everyone seemed to die This is a very appropriate book for almost all ages, and I I read this book for school, I believe, and I have reread it several times I always loved Nat, f...


  4. says:

    I was really surprised by this book.The main character is such a great example of hard work and self learning I was amazed at what he was able to accomplish on his own, but searching out and learning what he wanted needed to He has a lot of bad luck along the way, but also a lot of people who truly love this humble, industrious man, people who do their best to help him along.The author did an excellent job developing the characters and moving the action along.My husband just finished reading I was really surprised by this book.The main character is such a great example of hard work and self learning I was amazed at what he was able to accomplish on his own, but searching out and learning what he wanted needed to He has a lot of bad luck along the way, but also a lot o...


  5. says:

    My favorite juvenile fiction work ever, this book tells the inspirational story of a bright young boy who seems to have all his dreams dashed as he grows up But by sailing by the ash breeze and pursuing his intellectual passions whenever he has a spare moment, he becomes one of the most famous marine navigation experts of ...


  6. says:

    Loved it I was supposed to be listening while I worked found a computer read version onlinecan t recommend that as the most aesthetically pleasing way to consume , but I didn t get much done because I was too gripped by the story Listened all the way through in one sitting.


  7. says:

    Carry on, Mr Bowditch is a remarkable true story of perseverance in the face of adversity, and a testimony to the fact that hard work and diligence pays off Things didn t go exactly how Nathaniel Bowditch might have planned for himself from the time he was a little boy, but they went exactly the way Providence had designed Had some of the misfortunes that he endured early in life not happened, he would have most certainly not have been apprenticed as he was, and thus would have not been aroun Carry on, Mr Bowditch is a remarkable true story of perseverance in the face of adversity, and a testimony to the fact that hard work and diligence pays off Things didn t go exactly how Nathaniel Bowditch might have planned for himself from the time he was a little boy, but they went exactly the way Providence had designed Had some of the misfortunes that he endured early in life not happened, he would have most certainly not have been apprenticed as he was, and thus would have not been around the individuals who later placed him in roles where he was able to exponentially develop his knowledge and understanding of mathematics, astronomy, Latin, and various other disciplines And of course his mastery of those subjects enabled hi...


  8. says:

    This book is the verification that self education is very effective and as viable as any university ed Nathaniel Bowditch was a indentured servant apprentice accountant at the age of 12 after his mother and grandmother died His mathematical ed was so advanced that he needed no training in accounting in the boat supply warehouse He worked in the...


  9. says:

    I enjoyed reading this book SO MUCH It was a wonderful read for both parent and child I admire how self motivated Nathaniel was He did not give in to despair or adversity He survived and then thrived through his self education This was an incredibly inspiring book I am happy to have this classic on my shelves I enjoyed all the characters My favorite part of the book is when Mr Bowditch begins teaching his fellow shipmates how to do complicated mathematics and navigation My favorite quo I enjoyed reading this book SO MUCH It was a wonderful read for both parent and child I admire how self motivated Nathaniel was He did not give in to despair or adversity He survived and then thrived through his self education This was an incredibly inspiring book I am happy to have this classic on my shelves I enjoyed all the characters My favorite part of the book...


  10. says:

    So, I m ashamed to say when I picked up this book that I had no clue that Nathaniel Bowditch was a real person I had selected the book for history for homeschooling because I d read rave reviews about it But I d assumed that it was simply a historical fiction, much like Johnny Tremain Now, though, I m interested in learningabout Mr Bowditch s life after his first voyage as captain.The book is well written, in a style that will be easy for children to grasp and learn from I enjoyed the So, I m ashamed to say when I picked up this book that I had no clue that Nathaniel Bowditch was a real person I had selected the book for history for homeschooling because I d read rave reviews about it But I d assumed that it was simply a historical fiction, much like John...


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Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Winner Of The 1956 Newbery Medal, This Novel Tells The Story Of 18th Century Mathematical Wizard Nathaniel Bowditch, Whose Determination To Master Sea Navigation Resulted In The American Practical Navigator.


About the Author: Jean Lee Latham

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