The Resource Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers, Tanya Lee Stone

Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers, Tanya Lee Stone

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Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers
Title
Courage has no color
Title remainder
the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers
Statement of responsibility
Tanya Lee Stone
Title variation
  • Triple Nickles
  • America's first Black paratroopers
Creator
Contributor
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines the role of African-Americans in the military through the history of the Triple Nickles, America's first black paratroopers, who fought against attacks perpetrated on the American West by the Japanese during World War II
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Awards note
  • American Library Association Notable Books for Children Award, 2014.
  • Orbis Pictus Honor, 2014.
  • YALSA-ALA Excellence in Young Adult Nonfiction Finalist, 2014.
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
BTCTA
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Stone, Tanya Lee
Dewey number
940.541273 qS881 2013
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Intended audience
  • Lexile 1090
  • Grade 5-up
  • 1090L
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
MG
LC call number
D769.348 555th
LC item number
.S76 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Reading level
8.0
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  • Bryan, Ashley
  • Candlewick Press
Study program name
Accelerated Reader
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  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American soldiers
  • African Americans
  • Race discrimination
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • African American soldiers
  • African Americans
  • Armed Forces
  • Armed Forces
  • Military campaigns
  • Military participation
  • Race discrimination
  • Regimental histories
  • United States
  • Western Front (World War (1914-1918))
  • JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / General
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers, Tanya Lee Stone
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A junior library guild selection"--Jacket flap
  • "Foreword by Ashley Bryan"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-140) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Courage has no color -- Soldiers, not servants -- I'm going to tell you a secret -- I had a mission that was [above] and beyond me -- Bets were made that Blacks would never jump -- We were going to tangle with Hitler -- We were soldiers, we did what we had to do -- The Army had no place for us -- We will have a colorless society one day -- The story behind the story
Control code
ocn802319289
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
147 pages, [1] pages
Isbn
9780763665487
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012942315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 1181999
  • (Sirsi) o802319289
  • (OCoLC)802319289
Label
Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers, Tanya Lee Stone
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • "A junior library guild selection"--Jacket flap
  • "Foreword by Ashley Bryan"--Cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-140) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Courage has no color -- Soldiers, not servants -- I'm going to tell you a secret -- I had a mission that was [above] and beyond me -- Bets were made that Blacks would never jump -- We were going to tangle with Hitler -- We were soldiers, we did what we had to do -- The Army had no place for us -- We will have a colorless society one day -- The story behind the story
Control code
ocn802319289
Dimensions
26 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
147 pages, [1] pages
Isbn
9780763665487
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012942315
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
  • 1181999
  • (Sirsi) o802319289
  • (OCoLC)802319289

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