By Joseph Bruchac
All through international struggle II, within the clash fought opposed to Japan, Navajo code talkers have been a vital a part of the U.S. attempt, sending messages from side to side in an unbreakable code that used their local language. They braved a few of the heaviest struggling with of the conflict, and with their code, they kept numerous American lives. but their tale remained labeled for greater than twenty years.
But now Joseph Bruchac brings their tales to existence for teens during the riveting fictional story of Ned Begay, a sixteen-year-old Navajo boy who turns into a code talker. His grueling trip is eye-opening and encouraging. This deeply affecting novel honors all of these younger males, like Ned, who dared to serve, and it honors the tradition and language of the Navajo Indians.
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