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It is 1946, a year after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, and World War II is over. But the U.S. government has decided that further tests of atomic bombs must be conducted. When Bikini Atoll is chosen for the testing site, the inhabitants of the tiny island are told they must relocate for just two years. But sixteen-year-old Sorry Rinamu believes the Americans are lying and that it will never be safe to return. He must find a way to stop the first bomb before it is dropped . . . even ifand#160;it means risking his own destruction.

and#160;and#160;and#160;and#160; Includes a reader's guide and an author's note.

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A teenager takes the safety ofand#160;a wholeand#160;island into his own hands, trying to stop tests of the atomic bomb.

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In 1945, when the Americans liberate the Bikini Atoll from the Japanese, 14-year-old Sorry Rinamu does not realize that the next year he will lead a desperate effort to save his island home from a much more deadly threat, in this long-out-of-print novel by the acclaimed author of "The Cay."

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THEODORE TAYLOR (1921-2006) was the author of many award-winning and acclaimed middle grade and young adult novels, including The Maldonado Miracle, The Weirdo, and the modern classic The Cay.
 

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ISBN:
9780152061654
Author:
Taylor, Theodore
Publisher:
Harcourt Paperbacks
Subject:
Historical - Military & Wars
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - History
Subject:
Historical - Other
Subject:
Atomic bomb
Subject:
Testing
Subject:
Atomic bomb - Marshall Island -
Subject:
Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands)
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Military and War
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20070831
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
none
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
7 x 4.5 in 0.32 lb
Age Level:
12-17

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A teenager takes the safety ofand#160;a wholeand#160;island into his own hands, trying to stop tests of the atomic bomb.
"Synopsis" by , In 1945, when the Americans liberate the Bikini Atoll from the Japanese, 14-year-old Sorry Rinamu does not realize that the next year he will lead a desperate effort to save his island home from a much more deadly threat, in this long-out-of-print novel by the acclaimed author of "The Cay."
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