Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most by Steve Sheinkin

By Steve Sheinkin

In December of 1938, a chemist in a German laboratory made a surprising discovery: while positioned subsequent to radioactive fabric, a Uranium atom cut up in . that straightforward discovery introduced a systematic race that spanned three continents. In nice Britain and the us, Soviet spies labored their manner into the medical neighborhood; in Norway, a commando strength slipped at the back of enemy traces to assault German heavy-water production; and deep within the wasteland, one outstanding team of scientists was once hidden away at a distant web site at Los Alamos. this can be the tale of the plotting, the risk-taking, the deceit, and genius that created the world's such a lot bold weapon. this can be the tale of the atomic bomb.

Bomb is a 2012 nationwide publication Awards finalist for younger People's Literature.
Bomb is a 2012 Washington Post top teenagers Books of the 12 months name.

Bomb is a 2013 Newbery Honor book.

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