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

Author: Steve Sheinkin
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st ed. ; Advance reader's 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
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sheinkin
OCLC Number: 843109402
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013
Description: 271 pages : illustrations ; 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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