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EAN-139780152008673   EAN-13 barcode 9780152008673
Product NameBomb: The Race To Build--And Steal--The World's Most Dangerous Weapon (Newbery Honor Book)
LanguageEnglish
CategoryBook / Magazine / Publication
Short DescriptionHardcover
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Width22.86 inches    (convert)
Height242.06 inches    (convert)
Length7.67 inches    (convert)
Weight24.96 ounces    (convert)
AuthorSteve Sheinkin
Page Count272
BindingHardcover
Published09/04/2012
Long DescriptionIn 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. Bomb is a 2012 Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year title. Bomb is a 2013 Newbery Honor book.
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