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611416
Code girls : the true story of the American women who secretly broke codes in World War II by Mundy, Liza 

Paperback(Little, Brown, 2019)

BTSB #: 611416 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 12-16   
RC: 9.4 6-8 Lexile: 1050 F&P: Z

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Cryptography World War, 1939-1945 - Female participation Cryptographers - United States - History|y20th century Cryptography - United States - History|y20th century


Summary: A nonfiction chronicle of the courageous efforts of remarkable young women recruited by the US government to crack German and Japanese military codes during World War II.


8.19 *

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341117
Enigma girls : how ten teenagers broke ciphers, kept secrets, and helped win World War II by Fleming, Candace 

BTSB Prebound(Scholastic Focus, 2024)

BTSB #: 341117 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 8-12   
Lexile: 870

Subjects: Government Code and Cypher School (Great Britain) Great Britain.|bRoyal Navy.|bWomen's Royal Naval Service (1939-1993) World War, 1939-1945 - Cryptography Enigma cipher system World War, 1939-1945 - Military intelligence - Great Britain Bletchley Park (Milton Keynes, England) - History


Summary: Bletchley Park was a well-kept secret during World War II, operating under the code name Station X. The critical work of code-cracking Nazi missives that went on behind its closed doors could determine a victory or loss against Hitler's army. Amidst the brilliant cryptographers, flamboyant debutantes, and absent-minded professors working there, it was teenaged girls who kept Station X running. Some could do advanced math, while others spoke a second language.


23.98 *

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091734
Unbreakable : the spies who cracked the Nazis' secret code by Barone, Rebecca E. F. 

BTSB Prebound(Holt, 2022)

BTSB #: 091734 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 10-14   
AR: 7.7 MG Lexile: 1000

Subjects: World War, 1939-1945 - Cryptography Enigma cipher system Cryptographers - Poland Cryptographers - France Cryptographers - Great Britain World War, 1939-1945 - Secret service


Summary: Tells the story of one of the most dangerous war-time code-breaking efforts ever. As Hitler marched his troops across conquered lands and deadly "wolfpacks" of German U-Boats prowled the open seas, victory-or defeat-for the Allies hinged on their desperate attempts to crack the code. When a group of Allied spies and codebreakers cracked the Nazis's infamous cypher, it allowed them to read secret military messages and turn the tide of World War II.


23.98 *

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166498
Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? [Who Was?]by Buckley, James 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2021)

BTSB #: 166498 Available

Dewey: 940.54/CAges: 8-12   
AR: 6.5 MG Lexile: 960 F&P: X

Subjects: United States.|bMarine Corps - Native American troops World War, 1939-1945 - Cryptography World War, 1939-1945 - Native American participation Navajo language Navajo code talkers Navajo Indians - History|y20th century World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Pacific Area


Summary: In order to win World War II and protect its soldiers, the US Marines recruited twenty-nine Navajo men to create a secret code that could be used to send military messages quickly and safely across battlefields. This book explains how these brave and intelligent men developed their amazing code, recounts some of their riskiest missions, and discusses how the country treated them before, during, and after the war.


15.44 *

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166505
Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? [Who Was?]by Buckley, James 

Paperback(Penguin Workshop, 2021)

BTSB #: 166505 Available

Dewey: 940.54/CAges: 8-12   
AR: 6.5 MG F&P: X

Subjects: United States.|bMarine Corps - Native American troops World War, 1939-1945 - Cryptography World War, 1939-1945 - Native American participation Navajo language Navajo code talkers Navajo Indians - History|y20th century World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Pacific Area


Summary: In order to win World War II and protect its soldiers, the US Marines recruited twenty-nine Navajo men to create a secret code that could be used to send military messages quickly and safely across battlefields. This book explains how these brave and intelligent men developed their amazing code, recounts some of their riskiest missions, and discusses how the country treated them before, during, and after the war.


5.73 *

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