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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon

Sheinkin, Steve

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ISBN 10: 1596434872 / ISBN 13: 9781596434875
Published by Flash Point, Roaring Brook Press, New York NY, 2012
Condition: Fine Hardcover
From Barbara Mader - Children's Books (University Place, WA, U.S.A.)

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First printing copy of this Newbery Honor winner--also winner of the Siebert Award and a National Book Award Finalist. This is a new and unread copy; Fine in a Fine jacket. First Edition Stated; "1" in Number Line. Bookseller Inventory # 93102511

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Title: Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the ...

Publisher: Flash Point, Roaring Brook Press, New York NY

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Signed: Not Signed

Edition: 1st Edition

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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.
Bomb is a 2012 Washington Post Best Kids Books of the Year title.

Bomb is a 2013 Newbery Honor book.

About the Author:

Steve Sheinkin is the award-winning author of several fascinating books on American history, including The Notorious Benedict Arnold, which won the YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults and the Boston Globe/Horn Book Award for nonfiction. His recent book Bomb was a Newbery Honor Book, National Book Award finalist, and winner of the Sibert Award as well as theYALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction for Young Adults. He lives in Saratoga Springs, NY.

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