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Call It Courage

Call It Courage

by Armstrong Sperry Illustrated by Dom Lupo

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

 

 

Ages
11, 12, 10
Interest Level
Grades 5 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
5.8
Lexile Measure
830L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
X
Publisher
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Book Type
Chapter Book
Number of Pages
128
Genre
Adventure, Classics

About the Author and Illustrator

Armstrong Sperry
Dom Lupo

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