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

Sheinkin, Steve. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781596434875
  • ISBN: 1596434872
  • Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012.

Available copies

  • 37 of 59 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries). (Show all copies)
  • 3 of 11 copies available at Melrose.

Current holds

2 current holds with 59 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Checked out 07/15/2016
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Checked out 07/08/2016
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Checked out 07/11/2016
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Reshelving -
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Reshelving -
Melrose Storage YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Long Overdue 12/21/2015
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Checked out 07/06/2016
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Available -
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Checked out 07/08/2016
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to Phone) Checked out 07/06/2016
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Content descriptions

General Note: "Book design by Jay Colvin"--t.p. verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-259) and index.
Contents Note: 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 Note: Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013

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Alternate Title: Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon

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