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Code Talker

A Novel about the Navajo Marines of World War Two
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Paperback Book
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  • Item #: NTS989100
  • ISBN13: 9780439891004
  • Format: Paperback Book
  • Pages: 240
  • Genre:
    Historical Fiction
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  • Grades: 9
  • Lexile® Measure: 910L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level Y
  • DRA Level: 60
  • ACR Level: 6.4
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Description

Bruchac brings to life for young adults the stories of some of the unsung heroes of World War II — here, the young Navajo men who were a crucial part of the American effort in sending and receiving messages that used their native language.
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.

Standards:

RL.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language evokes a sense of time and place; how it sets a formal or informal tone).

Code Talker

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