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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.
53 of 61 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
2 of 2 copies available at Salem.
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  • Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 2013 Sibert Medal, 2013 YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013 National Book Award Finalist, 2013
    • ISBN: 9781596434875
    • ISBN: 1596434872
    General Note: "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.
    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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