Code Talker: A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two

Joseph Bruchac (Author)
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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Dial Books
Publish Date
March 17, 2005
Pages
240
Dimensions
5.62 X 8.77 X 1.01 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780803729216

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About the Author

Joseph Bruchac is a highly acclaimed children's book author, poet, novelist and storyteller, as well as a scholar of Native American culture. Coauthor with Michael Caduto of the bestselling Keepers of the Earth series, Bruchac's poems, articles and stories have appeared in hundreds of publications, from Akwesasne Notes and American Poetry Review to National Geographic and Parabola. He has authored many books for adults and children including Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two, Skeleton Man, and The Heart of a Chief. For more information about Joseph, please visit his website www.josephbruchac.com.

Reviews

"When WWII broke out, Navajos...were recruited by the Marine Corps to use their native language to create an unbreakable code....Telling his story to his grandchildren, Ned relates his experiences in school, military training, and across the Pacific....With its multicultural themes and well-told WWII history, this will appeal to a wide audience." Kirkus Reviews