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Author Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

Title Code Talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two / Joseph Bruchac.

Publication Info. New York : Dial Books, [2005]
©2005

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Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Teen  TEEN BRUCHAC, J.    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Manross Branch - Young Adult  YA BRUCHAC    Check Shelf
 Burlington Public Library - Middle School Books  MSF BRUCHAC    Check Shelf
 Canton Public Library - Teen  TEEN FICTION BRUCHAC    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  J FICTION BRUCHAC    DUE 06-13-22
 Colchester, Cragin Memorial Library - Children's Department  J BRU    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Young Adult  YA FIC BRUCHAC    Check Shelf
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Young Adult  YA BRU    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Main Library - Young Adult  YA F BRUCHAC    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Teen  TEEN BRUCHAC    Check Shelf

Description 231 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [225]-227)
Contents 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 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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.4 9.0 85819.
Subject Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Fiction.
United States. Marine Corps -- Indian troops -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
Navajo Indians -- Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Navajo language -- Juvenile fiction.
Code and cipher stories.
Navajo Indians -- Fiction.
United States. Marine Corps -- Participation, Indian -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Juvenile fiction.
Code and cipher stories.
Historical fiction.
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- Southwest, New -- Fiction.
Subject Navajo language -- Fiction.
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- Southwest, New -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 0803729219
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