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Award-Winning Children's Books to Give in 2013

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Bomb, 2013 childrens book

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


By Steve Sheinkin
Price: $14.99; Ages: 10 and up

Here's a nonfiction page-turner for young history and science buffs. Bomb gives a behind-the-scenes look at how a 1938 discovery by a German chemist sparked a global scientific race — complete with secrets and spies — to create the world's most formidable weapon: the atomic bomb. This book won a 2013 Newbery Honor award and was a National Book Award finalist.

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August 29, 2014



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