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 2013 Newbery Honor, winner of the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction, Winner of the Robert F. Sibert Medal, and a National Book Awards finalist for Young People's Literature.
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9781596434875
9780804122214
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UG
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display_description 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
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subject_facet Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History, Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History -- Juvenile literature, Atomic bomb -- History, Audiobooks, JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / General, JUVENILE NONFICTION / Science & Nature / General (see also headings under Animals or Technology), Operation Freshman, 1942, Operation Freshman, 1942 -- Juvenile literature, TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Military Science, World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork, World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain -- Juvenile literature, World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union, 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, Bomb [sound recording] : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin
title_short Bomb :
title_sub The Race to Build—and Steal—the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
topic_facet Atomic bomb, Commando operations, History, Operation Freshman, 1942, Secret service, World War, 1939-1945, Young Adult Nonfiction