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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 : Speak, 2006.


Location Call No. Status
 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  MIDDLE GRADE BRU c.2  Storage
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J BRUCHAC    Check Shelf
 Enfield, Pearl Street Branch Library - Young Adult Paperbacks  YA B    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Teen  HISTORY YA BRUCHAC    Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Bishop's Corner Branch - Children's Department  J BRUCHAC JOSEPH c.3  Check Shelf
 West Hartford, Noah Webster Library - Teen  YA BRUCHAC JOSEPH    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - Teen  TEEN PB BRUCHAC J    Check Shelf
Description 231 pages ; 21 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227).
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.
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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.4 9.0 85819.
Subject Navajo language -- Fiction.
Code and cipher stories.
Navajo code talkers -- Fiction.
Navajo Indians -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Fiction.
United States. Marine Corps -- Indian troops -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
United States. Marine Corps -- Participation, Indian -- Juvenile fiction.
Navajo language -- Juvenile fiction.
Code and cipher stories.
Navajo Indians -- Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 0142405965
Standard No. 9780142405963
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