Call It Courage (Compact Disc)

By Armstrong Sperry, Lou Diamond Phillips (Read by)

Listening Library, 9780739382325

Publication Date: April 14, 2009

Other Editions of This Title:
Mass Market (1/29/2008)
Hardcover (5/1/1968)
Prebound (1/1/2008)
Prebound (4/1/1990)
Mass Market Paperback (3/1/1973)
Audio Cassette (10/1/1997)
Paperback (4/30/1990)
Paperback (3/1/1996)
Prebound (4/1/1990)
Prebound, Spanish (3/1/1996)

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Description

Mafatu's name means "Stout Heart," but his people call him a coward. Ever since the sea took his mother's 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 consequently, he is severely scorned.
By the time he is twelve years old, Mafatu can bear it no longer. He must conquer his fear alone...even if it means certain death.


About the Author

Armstrong Sperry (1897 1976) is the author of many books for young readers including Newbery Honor winner "All Sail Set: " "A Romance of the Flying Cloud," "Lost Lagoon," and "Wagons Westward: The Story of the Old Trail to Santa Fe.""