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The Resource Chester Nez and the unbreakable code : a Navajo code talker's story

Chester Nez and the unbreakable code : a Navajo code talker's story

Label
Chester Nez and the unbreakable code : a Navajo code talker's story
Title
Chester Nez and the unbreakable code
Title remainder
a Navajo code talker's story
Statement of responsibility
Joseph Bruchac ; pictures by Liz Amini-Holmes, Joseph Bruchac
Title variation
Navajo code talker's story
Title variation remainder
a Navajo code talkers story
Creator
Contributor
GwEGDtQWx-g
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a young boy, Chester Nez was taught that his native Navajo language and culture were useless. But during World War II, the US military needed a new way to send secret messages, and the Navajo language and 29 Navajo soldiers, including Chester, became integral to creating an unbreakable military code that helped win the war. This powerful picture book biography contains backmatter including a timeline and a portion of the Navajo code
Member of
Summary
This powerful picture book depicts the life of an original Navajo code talker while capturing the importance of heritage
Tone
Illustration
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10658372
Cataloging source
Midwest
Dewey number
940.54/8673
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
780
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a Navajo code talker's story
Label
Chester Nez and the unbreakable code : a Navajo code talker's story
Link
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Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12050045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807500088
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12050045
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12050045
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Chester Nez and the unbreakable code : a Navajo code talker's story
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
MWT12050045
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807500088
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12050045
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12050045
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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