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

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

New York : Speak, 2006, c2005.

231 p. ; 21 cm.

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:

978-0-14-240596-3

ISBN:

978-0-14-240596-3

Author:

Bruchac, Joseph, 1942-

Title:

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

Publisher:

New York : Speak, 2006, c2005.

Physical:

231 p. ; 21 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

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.

Subject:

United States.--Marine Corps--Participation, Indian--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Navajo language--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Code and cipher stories.

Subject:

Navajo Indians--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

Indians of North America--Southwest, New--Juvenile fiction.

Subject:

World War, 1939-1945--Juvenile fiction.

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020 ISBN   $a ISBN  978-0-14-240596-3
024 Other ID 3   $a Standard number or code  9780142405963
035 System Ctrl No   $a System control number  (OCoLC)70662960
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    $c Transcribing agency  IKG
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    $b   Co 2006
100 ME:PersonalName 1   $a Personal name  Bruchac, Joseph,
    $d Dates associated with a name  1942-
245 Title 10  $a Title  Code talker :
    $b Remainder of title  a novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two /
    $c Statement of responsibility  Joseph Bruchac.
260 PublicationInfo   $a Place of publication, dist.  New York :
    $b Name of publisher, dist, etc  Speak,
    $c Date of publication, dist, etc  2006, c2005.
300 Physical Desc   $a Extent  231 p. ;
    $c Dimensions  21 cm.
504 BibliogrphyNote   $a Bibliography, etc. note  Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-227).
505 ContentsNote 0   $a 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.
520 Summary   $a Summary, etc. note  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.
610 Subj:CorpName 10  $a Corporate name  United States.
    $b Subordinate unit  Marine Corps
    $x General subdivision  Participation, Indian
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Navajo language
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Code and cipher stories.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Navajo Indians
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  Indians of North America
    $z Geographic subdivision  Southwest, New
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
650 Subj:Topic $a Topical term  World War, 1939-1945
    $v Form subdivision  Juvenile fiction.
852 Holdings   $a Location  PS
    $p Barcode  77971
    $9 Cost  $7.99
    $h Classification part  F Bru

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