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Call It Courage Armstrong Sperry

Call It Courage

Armstrong Sperry

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ISBN : 9780689862298
Paperback
128 pages
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CALL IT COURAGEMafatus name means Stout Heart, but his people call him a coward. Ever since the sea took his mothers life and spared his own, he has lived with deep fear. And even though his father is the Great Chief of Hikueru -- an islandMoreCALL IT COURAGEMafatus name means Stout Heart, but his people call him a coward. Ever since the sea took his mothers life and spared his own, he has lived with deep fear. And even though his father is the Great Chief of Hikueru -- an island whose seafaring people worship courage -- he is terrified, and so scorned.By the time he is fifteen years old, Mafatu can bear it no longer. He must conquer his fear alone...even if it means certain death.This classic tale of a young boys hidden strength has been a favorite of readers of all ages since its 1940 publication -- and this handsome new edition preserves its original illustrations in all their beauty.