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Joseph Bruchac Message Board 1/1/2012
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Code Talker: A Novel About the Navajo Marines of World War Two
When Navajo Indian Ned Begay decides to enlist in World War II, the war provides him with a unique opportunity to use his heritage - which his white American teachers always told him was useless and inferior to theirs - to make a difference and prove them wrong. Ned grows up on the Navajo reservation at a time when going to boarding schools run by white, English-speaking Americans is just starting to become more common. His parents see the value in havin...