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Atomic women : the untold stories of the scientists who helped create the nuclear bomb

Author: Roseanne Montillo
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2020. ©2020
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"They were leaning over the edge of the unknown and afraid of what they would discover there: Meet the World War II female scientists who worked in the secret sites of the Manhattan Project. Recruited not only from labs and universities from across the United States but also from countries abroad, these scientists helped in -- and often initiated -- the development of the atomic bomb, taking starring roles in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
Juvenile works
Biographies
History
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Roseanne Montillo
ISBN: 9780316489591 031648959X 9780316489607 0316489603
OCLC Number: 1077635207
Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: A European beginning --
All that glitters --
A shy and quiet girl --
A life in learning --
Power couple --
In exile --
A secret project --
Bomb making in America --
Two of a kind --
The general and the scientist --
American life --
Recruiting --
Leona --
Coworkers --
The reactor --
Diz --
The professor and the apprentice --
Chicago pile 1 --
The Los Alamos visit --
Coming to America --
Trinity --
The end and the beginning.
Other Titles: Untold stories of the scientists who helped create the nuclear bomb
Responsibility: Roseanne Montillo.

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Bomb meets Code Girls in this fascinating narrative nonfiction look at the little-known female scientists who were critical to the invention of the Atomic Bomb, and the moral implications of their  Read more...

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