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Carry On, Mr. Bowditch Glossary of Hard-to-Find Words


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Age Range:
11-13 years

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Originally written for early 8th grade readers, this is nevertheless a useful companion glossary for anyone reading or teaching Carry On, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham.  This is a comprehensive glossary of the history, geography, seamanship and customs as represented in Carry On, Mr. Bowditch.  There are over 300 entries including English words, historical terms, nautical, geographical terms and more that can’t commonly be found in an 8th grade student’s dictionary.  To accommodate the different editions of Carry On, Mr. Bowditch, words are listed by chapter in the order they appear in the book with an alphabetical index in the back.   Included in the introduction is a brief essay, a mariner’s compass face and nautical research suggestions to assist readers in understanding the overall context of the story.