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


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.

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  • ISBN: 0803729219 (hardcover) :
  • Physical Description: 231 p. ; 22 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books, c2005.

Content descriptions

Target Audience Note:
910L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader 6.4
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject: Navajo language > Juvenile fiction.
Cryptography > Juvenile fiction.
Navajo Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America > Southwest, New > Juvenile fiction.
United States. Marine Corps > Participation, Indian > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Historical fiction.

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Coldwater Branch YA FIC BRU (Text) 35401424518875 Young Adult Available -

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