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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:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView 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
Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Sheinkin, Steve.
Bomb.
(DLC) 2011044096
(OCoLC)758244492
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Sheinkin; Roaring Brook Press.; R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company.
ISBN: 9781596438613 1596438614
OCLC Number: 861511612
Notes: "Book design by Jay Colvin"--title page verso.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013
Description: 1 online resource (266 pages) : illustrations.
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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