The story of the international plotting, risk-taking, deceit, and genius that created the atomic bomb. "Gripping…reads like an international spy thriller."—SLJ, starred review.
RST.9-10.2. Determine the central ideas or conclusions of a text; trace the text’s explanation or depiction of a complex process, phenomenon, or concept; provide an accurate summary of the text.
Newbery Honor Book
National Book Award Finalist
ALA Notable Book
YALSA Nonfiction Award