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Author Sheinkin, Steve
Title Bomb [ebook] : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin
Published New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012
Edition First edition
Descript 1 online resource (266 pages) : illustrations
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Note "Book design by Jay Colvin"--title page verso
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages [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
Awards Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013
Note Description based on print version record
Subject Atomic bomb -- History -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature
World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork -- Juvenile literature
Operation Freshman, 1942 -- Juvenile literature
Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History -- Juvenile literature
Arms race -- Juvenile literature
Cold War -- Juvenile literature
Natural history -- Juvenile literature
Scientists -- Juvenile literature
Military history -- Juvenile literature
Dictators -- Juvenile literature
20th Century
Military & Wars
Genre Newbery Medal: Honor book -- 2012
War and conflict
Electronic books
Subject Downloadable file
Alt Author Roaring Brook Press. publisher
R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company. printer
OverDrive, Inc
Add Title Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
ISBN 9781596438613 (electronic bk.)
1596438614 (electronic bk.)

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