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163255
Chester Nez and the unbreakable code : a Navajo code talker's story by Bruchac, Joseph 

BTSB Prebound(Whitman, 2018)

BTSB #: 163255 Available

Dewey: 940.54/BAges: 7-9   
AR: 4.8 MG RC: 4.7 3-5 Lexile: 780

Subjects: Nez, Chester United States.|bMarine Corps - Biography Navajo code talkers World War, 1939-1945 - Cryptography World War, 1939-1945 - American personal narratives World War, 1939-1945 - Native American participation Marines - United States - Biography Navajo Indians - Biography


Summary: As a boy, Chester Nez was taught his native language and culture were useless, but he was later called on to use his Navajo language to help create an unbreakable military code during WWII.


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Jack Montgomery : World War II : gallantry at Anzio. [Volume 1] [Medal Of Honor Volume: 1]by Spradlin, Michael P. 

BTSB Prebound(Farrar Straus Giroux, 2019)

BTSB #: 841497 Available

Dewey: 355.0092/BAges: 8-12   
AR: 7.5 MG

Subjects: Montgomery, Jack,|d1917-2002 United States.|bArmy.|b45th Infantry Division Anzio (Italy), Battle of, 1944 Soldiers - Biography World War, 1939-1945 - Campaigns - Italy World War, 1939-1945 - Native American participation Native American soldiers Cherokee Indians Oklahoma


Summary: The true story for middle grade readers of First Lt. Jack Montgomery, a Native American who received the Medal of Honor for his valor in World War II.


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Navajo code talkers by Lewis, J. Patrick 

BTSB Prebound(Creative Editions, 2016)

BTSB #: 568463 Available

Dewey: 940.54/NAges: 7-9   
AR: 6.3 LG Lexile: 980

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


Summary: Amidst a complicated history of mistreatment by and distrust of the American government, the Navajo people--especially bilingual code talkers--helped the Allies win World War II.


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166498
Who were the Navajo Code Talkers? [Who was--? (Grosset & Dunlap, Penguin Workshop)]by Buckley, James 

BTSB Prebound(Penguin Workshop, 2021)

BTSB #: 166498 Available

Dewey: 940.54/CAges: 8-12   


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.


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