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Bomb : the race to build--and steal--the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin.

By: Sheinkin, Steve [author.].
Contributor(s): Colvin, Jay [book designer.] | Roaring Brook Press [publisher.] | R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company [printer.].
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012Copyright date: �2012Edition: First edition.Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781596434875; 1596434872.Other title: Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon.Subject(s): Atomic bomb -- History | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork | Operation Freshman, 1942 | Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History | Arms race | Cold War | Natural history | Scientists | Military history | Dictators | World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile literature | Dictators -- Juvenile literatureGenre/Form: Newbery Medal: Honor book -- 2012. | War and conflict. | Young adult nonfiction. | JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 19th Century.DDC classification: 623.4/5119
Contents:
Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly -- Race to Trinity.
Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2013 | Sibert Medal, 2013 | YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013 | National Book Award Finalist, 2013Summary: 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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"Book design by Jay Colvin"--Title page verso.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-259) and index.

Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly -- Race to Trinity.

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.

Newbery Honor Book, 2013

Sibert Medal, 2013

YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013

National Book Award Finalist, 2013

Accelerated Reader AR Upper Grades 6.9 10.0 quiz: 153499.

Accelerated Reader Grades 9-12 6.9 10 Quiz 153499 English non-fiction.

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