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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.

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Current holds

11 current holds with 45 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/24/2015
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/24/2015
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/23/2014
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/25/2015
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Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 07/08/2015
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/20/2014
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/24/2015
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/24/2015
Melrose Summer Reading Cart YA 623.451 Sheinkin (Text to phone) Checked out 06/24/2015
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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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