Call it courage

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A boy tries to overcome his fear of the sea in this treasured classic and winner of the Newbery Medal. Maftu was afraid of the sea. It had taken his mother when he was a baby, and it seemed to him that the sea gods sought vengeance at having been cheated of Mafatu. So, though he was the son of the Great Chief of Hikueru, a race of Polynesians who worshipped courage, and he was named Stout Heart, he feared and avoided tha sea, till everyone branded him a coward. When he could no longer bear their taunts and jibes, he determined to conquer that fear or be conquered-- so he went off in his canoe, alone except for his little dog and pet albatross. A storm gave him his first challenge. Then days on a desert island found him resourceful beyond his own expectation. This is the story of how his courage grew and how he finally returned home. This is a legend. It happened many years ago, but even today the people of Hikueru sing this story and tell it over their evening fires.
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9780027860306
9780590406116
9781436122023
9780739349465
9780020452706
9780739382325
9781416953685
9781442460072
9781557361479
9780689713910
9781417811786
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.2, 3 Points
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830L
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Grouping Title call it courage
Grouping Author sperry armstrong
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-22 23:50:37PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-23 01:05:22AM

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auth_author2 Guidall, George., Lupo,Dom,, Phillips, Lou Diamond, 1962-
author Armstrong Sperry
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display_description 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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subject_facet Adventure -- Fiction, Audiobooks, Courage -- Fiction, Courage -- Folklore, Fear -- Fiction, Folklore, Folklore -- Polynesia, Large type books, Newbery Medal, Newbery Medal -- 1941, Polynesia -- Juvenile fiction, Survival -- Fiction, Survival -- Folklore, Survival -- Juvenile fiction, Survival. -- Folklore
title_display Call it courage
title_full Call It Courage, Call it Courage, Call it courage / Armstrong Sperry, Call it courage / Armstrong Sperry ; illustrations by the author, Call it courage / Armstrong Sperry ; inside illustrations by Dom Lupo, Call it courage [electronic resource] / by Armstrong Sperry, Call it courage [sound recording] / Armstrong Sperry, Call it courage [text (large print)] / Armstrong Sperry ; illustrations by the author
title_short Call it courage
title_sub
topic_facet Adventure, Audiobooks, Courage, Fear, Folklore, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Large type books, Newbery Medal, Survival