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

Stone, Tanya Lee (Author).

Available copies

  • 10 of 10 copies available at Sage Library System.

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0 current holds with 10 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library 940.541273 .S881c 2013 (Text) 37814002875996 JUV NON-FICTION Book None 11/13/2015 Available -
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA 940.54 Sto (Text) 35178001378077 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 02/14/2013 Available -
Hermiston Public Library J 940.54 STO (Text) 37838000739995 Juvenile Non-Fiction Book None 03/06/2014 Available -
Hines Middle School 940.54 STO (Text) 37755000054227 Juvenile Non-fiction Book None 02/11/2016 Available -
Hood River County Library J 940.5412 STO (Text) 33892100156794 Children's Non-Fiction Book None 12/20/2014 Available -
Hood River Valley High School Library 940.54 STO (Text) 33892005081857 NON-FICTION Book None 01/29/2013 Available -
Lake County Main Library - Lakeview YA 940.541273 STONE (Text) 37620000813305 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 09/09/2014 Available -
Ontario High School Library 940.54 STONE (Text) 34440000484194 Non-Fiction Book None 02/04/2013 Available -
The Dalles Wasco County Library 940.54 STO (Text) 33892005768610 NON-FICTION Book None 02/26/2014 Available -
Vale High School Library 940.541273 STONE (Text) 37770000098579 Non-Fiction Book Branch_Only_6months 10/26/2016 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763651176
  • ISBN: 0763651176
  • ISBN: 9780763665487
  • ISBN: 0763665487
  • Physical Description: 147 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2013.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 124-140) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
Orbis Pictus Honor, 2014.
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults Finalist, 2014.
Subject: United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th > History > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States > Juvenile literature.
United States. Army > African American troops > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
United States. Army > Parachute troops > History > 20th century > 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.
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th > History.
World War, 1939-1945 > Regimental histories > United States
United States. Army > African American troops > History.
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.
United States. Army
United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Battalion, 555th
World War (1939-1945)
African American soldiers
African Americans > Social conditions
Military campaigns.
Military participation > African American.
Parachute troops
Race discrimination.
Regimental histories.
United States
Western Front (World War (1914-1918))
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.

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