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

Sheinkin, Steve. (Author).
E-book E-book (c2012)
Description: 1 online resource (266 pages) : illustrations.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012

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  • ISBN: 1596438614 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 9781596438613 (electronic bk.)
  • Edition: First edition.
General Note: National Book Award Finalist, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
Newbery Honor Book, 2013
"Book design by Jay Colvin"--title page 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: 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
Source of Description:
Description based on print version record.
Authors: Roaring Brook Press, (publisher.). R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company. (printer.).
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 : Roaring Brook Press, 2012.

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