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Bomb: the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon

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In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb. Bomb is a 2012 National Book Awards finalist for Young People's Literature.
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ISBN:
9781596434875
9780804122214
9781596438613
9781467652452
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6.9, 10 Points
Lexile measure:
920L
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Grouped Work ID 132a2d23-8c9b-6d7d-8741-2c29491b9ea8
Grouping Title bomb the race to build and steal the worlds most dangerous weapon
Grouping Author sheinkin steve
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-14 00:19:20AM
Last Indexed 2018-11-13 10:42:53AM

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In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a shocking discovery: When placed next to radioactive material, a Uranium atom split in two. That simple discovery launched a scientific race that spanned 3 continents. In Great Britain and the United States, Soviet spies worked their way into the scientific community; in Norway, a commando force slipped behind enemy lines to attack German heavy-water manufacturing; and deep in the desert, one brilliant group of scientists was hidden away at a remote site at Los Alamos. This is the story of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's most formidable weapon. This is the story of the atomic bomb.

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subject_facet Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History -- Juvenile literature, Atomic bomb -- History -- Juvenile literature, Children's audiobooks, Newbery honor book -- 2013, Operation Freshman, 1942 -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union -- Juvenile literature
title_display Bomb : the race to build - and steal - the world's most dangerous weapon
title_full Bomb : the race to build - and steal - the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin, Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin, Bomb The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
title_short Bomb :
title_sub the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon
topic_facet Atomic bomb, Children's audiobooks, Commando operations, History, Newbery honor book, Operation Freshman, 1942, Secret service, World War, 1939-1945, Young Adult Nonfiction