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Courage Has No Color - The True Story of the Triple Nickles : America's First Black Paratroopers

by Tanya Lee Stone Paperback
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Product Information

  • AuthorTanya Lee Stone
  • Page Count160
  • ISBN100763665487
  • ISBN139780763665487
  • PublisherCandlewick Press
  • Year Published2013
  • Grade Level5 - 9
  • Type of BookNon-Fiction
  • SubjectPeople & places (Children's/YA)
    Warfare, battles, armed forces (Children's/YA)
    People & places (Children's/YA)
  • Lexile Level1090

Product Description

A 2014 YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist "An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted, and important tribute to unsung American heroes." -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review) World War II is raging, and thousands of American soldiers are fighting overseas against the injustices brought on by Hitler. Back on the home front, discrimination against African Americans plays out as much on Main Street as in the military. Tanya Lee Stone examines the little-known history of the Triple Nickles, America's first black paratroopers, who fought in an attack on the American West by the Japanese. The 555th Parachute Infantry Battalion, in the words of First Sergeant Walter Morris, "proved that the color of a man had nothing to do with his ability." Front matter includes a foreword by Ashley Bryan. Back matter includes an author's note, an appendix, a time line, source notes, a bibliography, and an index.

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