John's mother is getting married and he has to leave the reservation. John's grandfather tells him he has the special unbreakable code to take with him. This story portrays the quiet pride of a Navajo code talker as he explains to his grandson how the Navajo language, faith and ingenuity helped win World War II. Full color.
|Publisher:||Cooper Square Publishing Llc|
|Product dimensions:||9.13(w) x 10.64(h) x 0.12(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 8 Years|
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In the story, Grandfather uses his experiences in WWII as a Code Talker to help his young grandson come to terms with a hard transition in his life. This book can be used to illustrate a range of points. 1) Pride in self and abilities, 2) Facing change with a positive attitude, 3) Dealing with racial tensions, 4) History of WWII, 5) Patriotism, 6) The inclusiveness of the American Dream... The list could go on and on.