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Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two / Large Print / By Joseph Bruchac

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Krum Public Library.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Denton County. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Texas Library Consortium. (Show)

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Krum Public Library YA F BRU (Text) 36249000195047 YA FICTION Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0803729219
  • Physical Description: 231 pages 22 cm.
  • Publisher: Waterville, Maine :  Thorndike Press,  2022 

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227)
Formatted Contents Note:
Sent away -- Boarding school -- To be forgotten -- Progress -- High school -- Sneak attack -- Navajos wanted -- New recruits -- Blessingway -- Boot camp -- Code school -- Learning the code -- Shipping out to Hawaii -- Enemies -- Field maneuvers -- Bombardment -- First landing -- On Bougainville -- Do you have a Navajo? -- Next targets -- Guam -- Fatigue -- Pavavu -- Iwo Jima -- In sight of Suribachi -- Black beach -- Okinawa -- Bomb -- Going home -- Author's note -- Selected bibliography -- Acknowledgments
Summary, etc.:
After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless language, Ned Begay and other Navajo men are recruited by the Marines to become Code Talkers, sending messages during World War II in their native tongue
Subject: United States Marine Corps > Indian troops > Juvenile Fiction
United States Marine Corps > Participation, Indian > Juvenile Fiction
Navajo language > Juvenile Fiction
Cryptograpy > Juvenile Fiction
Navajo Indians > Juvenile Fiction
Indians of North America > Southwest, New > Juvenile Fiction
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile Fiction
Genre: Historical fiction.
Young Adult Fiction

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