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Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon

Author: Steve Sheinkin; Roaring Brook Press.; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, ©2012
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.
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Genre/Form: Newbery Medal: Honor book
War and conflict
History
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sheinkin; Roaring Brook Press.; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company.
ISBN: 9781596434875 1596434872
OCLC Number: 758244492
Notes: "Book design by Jay Colvin"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013
Description: 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Three-way race --
Chain reactions --
How to build an atomic bomb --
Final assembly.
Other Titles: Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
Responsibility: Steve Sheinkin.

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Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.
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