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Author Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

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

Imprint New York : Dial Books, c2005.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Teen Fiction    BRUCHAC,JOS    Will be deleted
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, JRHI Fiction    JRHI BRUCHAC,J    DUE 08-31-20 +1 HOLD
 PAS Hastings Branch Juvenile, JRHI Fiction    JRHI BRUCHAC,J    DUE 10-19-20
 PAS La Pintoresca Branch Juvenile, JRHI Fiction    JRHI BRUCHAC,J    Available
Description 231 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography 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.
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.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Indian troops -- Fiction.
United States. Marine Corps -- Participation, Indian -- Juvenile fiction.
Navajo language -- Fiction.
Code and cipher stories.
Navajo Indians -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- 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.
ISBN 0803729219 : $16.99

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