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

Author: Steve Sheinkin
Publisher: New York : Flash Point, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print 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: History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sheinkin
ISBN: 1596434872 : HRD 9781596434875 : HRD
OCLC Number: 812973597
Awards: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award, 2013.
Newbery Honor, 2013.
Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12, 2013.
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, 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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