Joseph Bruchac: Code Talker (2006, Puffin) 4 stars

After being taught in a boarding school run by whites that Navajo is a useless …

WW2 in the hands of the Navajo

5 stars

Incredible telling if the work and sacrifice of the Navajo Code Talkers to the battle and ending of World War 2. Lots of opportunity to consider our prejudices and how they can lead us to miss out on the ways and the values if other people

I loved getting some insight into the culture and beliefs of the Navajo along the way as well.

Great book to read with middle grade kids. Our 8-14 year olds and both adults really enjoyed this one.