Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin.
By: Sheinkin, Steve.
Contributor(s): Roaring Brook Press [publisher.] | R.R. Donnelley and Sons Company [printer.].Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, c2012Edition: 1st ed.ISBN: 9781596434875 (hc); 1596434872 (hc).Other title: Race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon.Subject(s): Atomic bomb -- History | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Soviet Union | World War, 1939-1945 -- Secret service -- Great Britain | World War, 1939-1945 -- Commando operations -- Norway -- Vemork | Operation Freshman, 1942 | Atomic bomb -- Germany -- History | Arms race | Cold War | Natural history | Scientists | Military history | DictatorsDDC classification: 623.4 LOC classification: UG1282.A8 | S235 2012
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"Book design by Jay Colvin"--t.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -259) and index.
Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly.
Recounts the scientific discoveries that enabled atom splitting, the military intelligence operations that occurred in rival countries, and the work of brilliant scientists hidden at Los Alamos.
Newbery Honor Book, 2013
Sibert Medal, 2013
YALSA Nonfiction Award Winner, 2013
National Book Award Finalist, 2013