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The Resource Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac

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

Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Title
Code talker
Title remainder
a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Bruchac
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
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
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2014.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2006
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2006
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
133143
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bruchac, Joseph
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.B82816
LC item number
Co 2005
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
910
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Navajo language
  • Code and cipher stories
  • Navajo code talkers
  • Navajo Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780803729216
Lccn
2003022792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm54079926
Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780803729216
Lccn
2003022792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
ocm54079926

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