Call It Courage|Armstrong Sperry


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.


  • ISBN-13: 9780689713910
  • ISBN-10: 0689713916
  • Publisher: Aladdin Paperbacks
  • Publish Date: April 1990
  • Dimensions: 7.64 x 5.1 x 0.27 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.23 pounds
  • Page Count: 128
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12