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

Sheinkin, Steve. (Author).
Book Book (c2012.)
Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Publisher: New York, New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012.
50 of 52 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
1 of 1 copy available at Merrimack College.
0 current holds with 52 total copies.
Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College ERC Stacks (2nd) [ERC] UG1282.A8 .S235 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -

  • ISBN: 1596434872
  • ISBN: 9781596434875
General Note: National Book Award Finalist, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
Newbery Honor Book, 2013
"Book design by Jay Colvin"--t.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc.: Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-259) and index.
Contents: Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly.
Summary: ecounts 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
Alternate Title: Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
Citation: Sheinkin, Steve. "Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon." New York, New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.

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