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Author Sheinkin, Steve.

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

Imprint New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  623.45119 Sh42b 2012    ---  Available
 Eureka Young Adult Fiction  YA623.4 She    ---  Available
 Parsons Young Adult Non-Fiction  YA 623.4 S543    ---  Available
 PCMS True Stories  TR SHEINKIN    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  623.4 Sheinkin    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 266 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-259) and index.
Contents Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly.
Summary 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.
Study Program AR RL 6.9 10.0 153499 PCMS.
Awards Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013
Subject 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.
Genre/Form War and conflict
Added Title Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
ISBN 9781596434875 (hc)
1596434872 (hc)

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