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Bomb: The Race to Build--and Steal--the World's Most Dangerous Weapon The true story of the race to create the most dangerous weapon in history perfect for middle grade readers and history enthusiasts In December of , 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 spannedcontinentsIn 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 an acclaimed nonfiction book from award winning author Steve SheinkinANational Book Awards finalist for Young People s LiteratureAWashington PostA Best Kids Books of the Year titleANewbery Honor bookPraise for BombThis superb and exciting work of nonfiction would be a fine tonic for any jaded adolescent who thinks history is boring It s also an excellent primer for adult readers who may have forgotten, or never learned, the remarkable story of how nuclear weaponry was first imagined, invented and deployed and of how an international arms race began well before there was such a thing as an atomic bomb The Wall Street JournalThis is edge of the seat material that will resonate with YAs who clamor for true spy stories, and it will undoubtedly engross a cross market audience of adults who dozed through the World War II unit in high school The Bulletin, starred review R eads like an international spy thriller, and that s the beauty of it School Library Journal, starred reviewBy Steve SheinkinBomb The Race to Build and Steal the World s Most Dangerous Weapon The Notorious Benedict Arnold A True Story of Adventure, Heroism Treachery The Port ChicagoDisaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights Undefeated Jim Thorpe and the Carlisle Indian School Football Team Most Dangerous Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War Which Way to the Wild West Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn t Tell You About Westward Expansion King George What Was His Problem Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn t Tell You About the American Revolution Two Miserable Presidents Everything Your Schoolbooks Didn t Tell You About the Civil War


About the Author: Steve Sheinkin

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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