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Bomb : the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon / Steve Sheinkin.

Sheinkin, Steve. (Author).

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  • 108 of 151 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Harnett County Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Harnett County Main Library J 623.45119 She (Text) 33630004164245 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 07/22/2019
Harnett County Main Library J 623.45119 She (Text) 33630004932724 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781596434875
  • ISBN: 1596434872
  • ISBN: 9781480625440
  • ISBN: 1480625442
  • Physical Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, [2012]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [243]-259) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Three-way race -- Chain reactions -- How to build an atomic bomb -- Final assembly.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
920L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 6.9 10 153499.
Subject: 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.

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