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Title:
Code Talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two / Joseph Bruchac.
Call Number:
TEEN FIC BRU
Publication Date:
c2005.
Publisher:
New York : Dial Books : Speak, c2005.
Physical Description:
231 p. ; 22 cm.
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.
Awards Note:
Eliot Rosewater Award, 2008-2009, Nominee.
Bibliography Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227).
Horizon Bib Number:
997328
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