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Author Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-
Title Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two / Joseph Bruchac.
Pub Info New York : Dial Books, c2005.
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book jacket
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 East Falmouth-Children's  J FICTION Bruchac     AVAILABLE
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J FICTION Bruchac     AVAILABLE
 Bourne-Young Adult  YA FICTION Bruchac     AVAILABLE
 Centerville Young Adult  YA FICTION BRUCHAC     DUE 09-30-20
 Chilmark-Young Adult  YA FICTION BRUCHAC     AVAILABLE
 Cotuit Young Adult  YA FICTION     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Young Adult  YA FICTION BRU     AVAILABLE
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 Nantucket-Young Adults  YA FICTION BRU     AVAILABLE
 North Falmouth YA  YA FICTION Bruchac     AVAILABLE

Descript 231 p. ; 22 cm.
Audience 910L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.4 9 9 85819
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 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.
Subject United States. Marine Corps -- Participation, Indian -- Fiction.
United States. Marine Corps -- Participation, Indian -- Juvenile fiction.
Navajo language -- Fiction.
Code and cipher stories.
Navajo code talkers -- Fiction.
Navajo Indians -- Fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction.
Navajo language -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre Cryptologic fiction.
Subject Navajo Indians -- Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America -- Southwest, New -- Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction.
ISBN 0803729219
9780803729216
9781435267596
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