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Call it courage

Author: Armstrong Sperry
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : Simon Pulse edView all editions and formats
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Relates how Mafatu, a young Polynesian boy whose name means Stout Heart, overcomes his terrible fear of the sea, which killed his mother when he was a baby, and proves his courage to himself and his people.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Folklore
Teenage fiction
Teen fiction
Polynesia
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armstrong Sperry
ISBN: 141695368X 9781416953685
OCLC Number: 213297991
Notes: Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1940.
Copyright renewed 1968.
Awards: Newbery Medal & Honor Books, 1941
Description: 116 pages ; 18 cm
Responsibility: Armstrong Sperry.

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Relates how Mafatu, a young Polynesian boy whose name means Stout Heart, overcomes his terrible fear of the sea, which killed his mother when he was a baby, and proves his courage to himself and his people.

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