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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.

About the Author

Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of several fascinating books on American history, most recently The Notorious Benedict Arnold, which won the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults, the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for nonfiction, and received three starred reviews. He lives in Saratoga Springs, NY.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780804122184
Author:
Sheinkin, Steve
Publisher:
Listening Library
Author:
Samuelson, Roy
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
Children s Nonfiction-US History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Six CD
Publication Date:
20130331
Binding:
OTHER
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Dimensions:
6.21 x 5.05 x 1.14 in 0.385 lb
Age Level:
from 10

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