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

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

Personal Author
Stone, Tanya Lee.

Edition
First edition.

Publication
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.

Copyright

Publication Date
2013

ISBN
9780763651176
 
9780763665487
 
9781480628892

General Note
"A junior library guild selection"--Jacket flap.
 
"Foreword by Ashley Bryan"--Cover.

Bibliography Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 124-140) and index.

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.

Abstract
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.

Content Type
text

Carrier Type
volume

Reading Level
1090 Lexile
 
Grade 5-up.

Lexile Measure
1090

Added Author
Bryan, Ashley

Added Corporate Author
Candlewick Press

Language
English

Subject
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American -- Juvenile literature.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front -- Juvenile literature.
 
African American soldiers -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
 
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964 -- Juvenile literature.
 
Race discrimination -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Regimental histories -- United States.
 
United States. Army -- Parachute troops.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American.
 
World War, 1939-1945 -- Campaigns -- Western Front.
 
African American soldiers -- History.
 
African Americans -- Social conditions.
 
Race discrimination.
 
African American soldiers -- History -- 20th century.
 
African Americans -- Social conditions -- To 1964.
 
Race discrimination -- United States.
 
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th -- History -- Juvenile literature.
 
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
 
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
 
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th -- History.
 
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History.
 
United States. Army -- African American troops -- History -- 20th century.
 
United States. Army -- Parachute troops -- History -- 20th century.


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FRL-Batesville Public LibraryJ 940.5412 STOBookJuvenile Nonfiction Collection
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