Chester Nez and the Unbreakable Code: A Navajo Code Talker's Story

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Product Details

Price
$16.99  $15.63
Publisher
Albert Whitman & Company
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
8.2 X 10.2 X 0.4 inches | 0.76 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780807500071

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About the Author

As a writer and storyteller, Joseph Bruchac often draws on his Native American (Abenaki) ancestry. Joseph is the author of over 130 books for young readers and adults, including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two. He lives in New York. Liz Amini-Holmes holds a bachelor's of fine arts degree in illustration from the Academy of Art University and the University of San Francisco. She has illustrated other books for children including Fatty Legs, Miracle, and A Stranger at Home. She lives in California.

Reviews

"STARRED REVIEW! A perfect, well-rounded historical story that will engage readers of all ages." Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"A cant-miss picture book biography." School Library Journal
"Bruchac movingly draws a parallel between the trauma of indigenous boarding schools and war. Amini-Holmess paintings capture the nightmarish atmosphere of both." Publishers Weekly
"STARRED REVIEW A perfect, well-rounded historical story that will engage readers of all ages.A perfect, well-rounded historical story that will engage readers of all ages." --Kirkus Reviews
"Bruchac distills his extensive knowledge about the Navajo code talkers in this complex biography for young readers." Booklist
2018 Cybils Award Finalist, Elementary Non-Fiction The Cybils Awards aims to recognize the childrens and young adult authors and illustrators whose books combine the highest literary merit and popular appeal. http: //www.cybils.com/2018-elementary-middle-grade-non-fiction-finalists
The Border Regional Library Association (BRLA) 2018 Southwest Book Award http: //www.brla.info/swba18.shtml