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Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers / Tanya Lee Stone.
Title:
Courage has no color : the true story of the Triple Nickles : America's first Black paratroopers / Tanya Lee Stone.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication:
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.
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
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Language:
English
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