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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
Author
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
  • PS3552.R794
LC item number
  • Co 2005
  • C63 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
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • United States
  • Code and cipher stories
  • Navajo code talkers
  • Navajo language
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Navajo Indians
  • Indians of North America
  • Cryptography
  • Indians of North America
  • Military participation
  • Navajo Indians
  • Navajo language
  • Southwest, New
  • Navajo language
  • Cryptography
  • Navajo Indians
  • Native Americans
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Historical fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac
Instantiates
Publication
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 -- The Blessingway -- Boot camp -- Code school -- Learning the code -- Shipping out to Hawaii -- The enemies -- Field maneuvers -- Bombardment -- First landing -- On Bougainville -- Do you have a Navajo? -- The next targets -- Guam -- Fatigue -- Pavavu -- Iwo Jima -- In sight of Suribachi -- The black beach -- Okinawa -- The bomb -- Going home
Control code
ocm54079926
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780803729216
Lccn
2003022792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)54079926
Label
Code talker : a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Joseph Bruchac
Publication
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 -- The Blessingway -- Boot camp -- Code school -- Learning the code -- Shipping out to Hawaii -- The enemies -- Field maneuvers -- Bombardment -- First landing -- On Bougainville -- Do you have a Navajo? -- The next targets -- Guam -- Fatigue -- Pavavu -- Iwo Jima -- In sight of Suribachi -- The black beach -- Okinawa -- The bomb -- Going home
Control code
ocm54079926
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
231 pages
Isbn
9780803729216
Lccn
2003022792
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)54079926

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