Courage Has No Color, The True Story of the Triple Nickles

Paperback $17.99

Candlewick | Oct 08, 2013 | 160 Pages | 9-1/16 x 9-7/8 | Middle Grade (10 and up) | ISBN 9780763665487

  • Paperback$17.99

    Candlewick | Oct 08, 2013 | 160 Pages | 9-1/16 x 9-7/8 | Middle Grade (10 and up) | ISBN 9780763665487

  • Hardcover$24.99

    Candlewick | Jan 22, 2013 | 160 Pages | 9-1/16 x 9-7/8 | Middle Grade (10 and up) | ISBN 9780763651176

Awards

YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults FINALIST

Praise

Rich with detail, the pictures not only complement the narrative, but also tell a stirring story of their own, chronicling the triumphs and frustrations of the soldiers as they pursued their dreams. Complete accessibility to a wide range of readers, coupled with expert research and meticulous care, makes this a must-have for any library.
—School Library Journal (starred review)

An exceptionally well-researched, lovingly crafted and important tribute to unsung American heroes.
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

A captivating look at a small but significant piece of military and civil rights history.
—Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Written with great immediacy, clarity, and authority, Stone’s vivid narrative draws readers into the Triple Nickle’s wartime experiences. Many well-chosen quotes enhance the text, while excellent black-and-white illustrations, mainly photos, document both the men of the 555th and racial prejudice on the home front…This handsome volume documents the sometimes harrowing, often frustrating, and ultimately rewarding experiences of the Triple Nickles.
—Booklist (starred review)

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