WorldCat Identities

Latham, Jean Lee

Overview
Works: 168 works in 354 publications in 8 languages and 16,363 library holdings
Genres: Juvenile works  Fiction  Biography  History  Naval history  Biographies  Children's audiobooks 
Roles: Author, Editor, Performer
Classifications: PZ7.L348, B
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Carry on, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

41 editions published between 1935 and 2007 in 8 languages and held by 4,602 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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."
Eli Whitney, great inventor by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

7 editions published between 1963 and 1991 in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the inventor of the cotton gin who also developed basic ideas of mass production in the manufacture of weapons and other machines
Sam Houston, hero of Texas by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

13 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 665 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief account of Sam Houston who served as a Congressman and Governor of Tennessee before his association with Texas began
This dear-bought land by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

6 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1607 a fifteen-year-old boy joins the expeditionary force that hopes to establish a permanent English colony in Virginia
Samuel F.B. Morse, artist-inventor by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

6 editions published between 1961 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 608 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the inventor of the telegraph and Morse code, who planned from early childhood to be a painter of great historical pictures but first won recognition as a portrait painter
Elizabeth Blackwell, pioneer woman doctor by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

2 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the first woman doctor in the United States who worked in England and the U.S. to open the field of medicine to women
Rachel Carson: who loved the sea by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 1973 and 1991 in English and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the marine biologist and nature writer well-known for her campaign against the careless use of chemicals
Drake, the man they called a pirate by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

5 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 523 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adventures of the piratical Elizabethan mariner who contributed enormously to the growth of sixteenth-century English sea power
Young man in a hurry; the story of Cyrus W. Field by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

7 editions published between 1958 and 1963 in English and Undetermined and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the man who rose from debt to amass a small fortune, and became the driving force behind the successful laying of the first transatlantic telegraph cable
Retreat to glory : the story of Sam Houston by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

5 editions published between 1965 and 1973 in English and held by 432 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fictionalized biography of the childhood, military career, and political life of the man who fought for the statehood of Texas
The story of Eli Whitney by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

8 editions published between 1953 and 2010 in English and held by 384 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of Eli Whitney tracing his long legal journey to win rights over his pirated cotton gin and to fulfill his Government contract for ten thousand muskets with interchangeable parts
David Glasgow Farragut; our first admiral by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

4 editions published between 1967 and 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 373 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief biography of the first admiral of the United States Navy
Man of the Monitor; the story of John Ericsson by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the Swedish-American engineer credited with over 2000 inventions as well as the design and construction of several types of boats. History remembers him for the construction of the Monitor, the little ironclad warship that held its own against the Merrimack
Far voyager; the story of James Cook by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

3 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in French and English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of a laborer's son who attained his dream of becoming a British Navy Captain in a day when officers came only from the upper class
What Tabbit the Rabbit found by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While looking for his blue ball, Tabbit finds his yellow duck, red shoe, and other missing articles
Anchor's aweigh; the story of David Glasgow Farragut by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of David Farragut who received his commission in the United States Navy before he was ten and who in 1864 broke the back of the Confederate fleet in the Battle of Mobile Bay
Trail blazer of the seas by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

3 editions published in 1956 in English and held by 253 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

George W. Goethals, Panama Canal engineer by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

2 editions published between 1965 and 1991 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A biography of the West Point graduate who learned civil engineering "from the ground up" and supervised the completion of the Panama Canal
Who lives here? by Jean Lee Latham( Book )

1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As they approach each dwelling, the animals try to guess from a rhyme who lives there
Carry on, Mr. Bowditch by Jean Lee Latham( Recording )

6 editions published between 1971 and 2016 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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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Audience level: 0.14 (from 0.10 for Carry on, ... to 0.89 for Biography ...)

Carry on, Mr. Bowditch
Alternative Names

controlled identityCampion, Rose

controlled identityGard, Janice, 1902-1995

controlled identityLee, Julian, 1902-1995

Guinnet, Beatrice

Jean Lee Latham American children's writer

Jean Lee Latham Amerikaans schrijfster (1902-1995)

Latham, Jean L.

Moffett, Paul

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Eli Whitney, great inventorSamuel F.B. Morse, artist-inventorElizabeth Blackwell, pioneer woman doctorDavid Glasgow Farragut; our first admiral