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Code Talker

Code Talker

by Joseph Bruchac

Bruchac brings to life for young adults the stories of some of the unsung heroes of World War II — the young Navajo men who were a crucial part of the American effort in sending and receiving messages that used their native language. Young Adult.

14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 9 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
Lexile Measure
Puffin Books
Number of Pages
Historical Fiction

About the Author

Joseph Bruchac Joseph Bruchac learned a lot from his grandmother, grandfather, and the local farmers and lumberjacks who gathered in his family's store, but it wasn't until he went to college that he heard Native American stories.

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