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Courage, Bravery, Heroism, Confronting and Resolving Fears, Parents, Honor, Challenges and Overcoming Obstacles, Pacific Islander
A legendary adventure story of how Mafatu, the son of the Great Chief of Hikueru, a Polynesian race who worships courage, conquers his fear of the sea and proves he isn't a coward.
Praise for Call It Courage
"This author writes with imagination and integrity." — New York Times
1941 Newbery Medal
ALA Notable Children's Book