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The Resource Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac

Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac

Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Title
Code talker
Title remainder
a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Bruchac
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133143
Cataloging source
IKG
Index
no index present
Intended audience
910
Intended audience source
Lexile
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
231 p.
Isbn
9780803729216
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780142405963
  • (OCoLC)70662960
Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 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
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
231 p.
Isbn
9780803729216
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780142405963
  • (OCoLC)70662960

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