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

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Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Linn Libraries Consortium.
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Linn-Benton Community College System. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LBCC Albany Campus Library PZ7.B82816 Co 2006 (Text) 38813001125881 Stacks Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0142405965
  • ISBN: 9780142405963
  • Physical Description: 231 pages ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Speak, 2006.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-227).
Formatted 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, etc.:
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.
Subject: United States. Marine Corps > Participation, Indian > Juvenile fiction.
Navajo language > Juvenile fiction.
Code and cipher stories.
Navajo Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America > Southwest, New > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile fiction.
Code and cipher stories. > Juvenile literature.
Navajo code talkers > Juvenile fiction.
Navajo Indians > Juvenile fiction.
Indians of North America > Southwest, New > Juvenile fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 > Juvenile fiction.