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Call it courage

Author: Armstrong Sperry
Publisher: New York : Macmillan ; London : Collier Macmillan, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 50th anniversary ed., 1st Aladdin books 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 and proves his courage to himself and his people.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Folklore Juvenile fiction
Folklore Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armstrong Sperry
ISBN: 0689713916 9780689713910
OCLC Number: 604057883
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Macmillan, 1940.
"Aladdin books."
Awards: Winner of the Newbery Medal.
Description: 95 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Armstrong Sperry ; illustrations by the author.

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Relates how Mafatu, a young Polynesian boy whose name means Stout Heart, overcomes his terrible fear of the sea and proves his courage to himself and his people.  Read more...

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