When did Steve Sheinkin Write bomb?

When did Steve Sheinkin Write bomb?

Bomb (book)

Author Steve Sheinkin
Language English
Genre Non-fiction
Publisher Roaring Brook Press
Publication date 2012

Where does bomb by Steve Sheinkin take place?

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.

What happened in the book bomb?

Paul Tibbets and his crew of the Enola Gay to drop the first atomic bomb on the city of Hiroshima. When that fails to elicit unconditional surrender from Japan, the city of Nagasaki is bombed three days later. The world is stunned by the ferocity of the new weapon, and Japan surrenders, ending World War II.

Who are the characters in the book bomb?


  • Robert Oppenheimer.
  • Harry Gold.
  • Klaus Fuchs.
  • Leslie Groves.
  • Theodore Hall.
  • Knut Haukelid.
  • President Harry Truman.
  • Scientists.

Who is bomb by?

Steve Sheinkin

What is the theme of bomb?

Bomb: The Race to Build — and Steal — the World’s Most Dangerous Weapon by Steve Sheinkin (Flash Point/Roaring Brook) While comprehensive in his synthesis of the political, historical, and scientific aspects of the creation of the first nuclear weapon, Sheinkin focuses his account with an extremely alluring angle: the …

Who is the protagonist in bomb?

Robert Oppenheimer
Robert Oppenheimer is our clear protagonist: We root for him to “win” the arms race throughout the entire book.

What age is the book bomb for?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781250050649
Sales rank: 22,321
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 920L (what’s this?)
Age Range: 10 – 14 Years

How many pages is bomb?

Bomb/Page count

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