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

Sheinkin, Steve (Author).

Available copies

  • 21 of 21 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Union County Public Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Cook Memorial Library - La Grande .

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0 current holds with 21 total copies.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande YA 623.4 She (Text) 35178001316747 Young Adult Non-Fiction Book None 11/05/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781596434875 (hc)
  • ISBN: 1596434872 (hc)
  • Physical Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-259) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader Upper Grades 6.9 10.0
Awards Note:
Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013
Battle of the Books, 2014-2015.
Subject: Atomic bomb > History
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Soviet Union
World War, 1939-1945 > Secret service > Great Britain
World War, 1939-1945 > Commando operations > Norway > Vemork.
Operation Freshman, 1942
Atomic bomb > Germany > History

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