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

Authors: Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
Call number: TEEN FIC BRU
Publisher: New York : Dial Books : Speak, c2005.
Publication date: c2005.
Subject: Navajo language -- Fiction.
Cryptography -- Fiction.
Navajo Indians -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Teen literature.
United States. Marine Corps -- Indian troops -- Fiction.
Title: Code Talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two / Joseph Bruchac.
Physical description: 231 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents note: 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 note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227).
Awards note: Eliot Rosewater Award, 2008-2009, Nominee.
ISBN: 0803729219
0142405965 (pbk.)
9781415683781 (FollettBound)
LCCN: 2003022792
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|997328
Bib No.: 997328

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