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Call It Courage

By: "Sperry, Armstrong"

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers:

Seller ID: 9780027860306

ISBN: 0027860302

Condition: GOOD


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 ... View more info

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Call It Courage

By: "Sperry, Armstrong"

Price: $2.50

Publisher: Aladdin:

Seller ID: 9780689713910

ISBN: 0689713916

Condition: GOOD


Mafatu, a young Polynesian boy whose name means Stout Heart, has a terrible fear of the sea. In this classic tale -- winner of the 1940 Newbery Medal and a strong favorite ever since -- he proves his courage to himself and his people. Simply and beautifully told, with striking original artwork by the author. 50th Anniversary Edition. View more info