The Invention of the Atomic Bomb

  • Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at the invention of the atomic bomb. Additional features include a table of contents, a Fast Facts spread, critical-thinking questions, primary source quotes and accompanying source notes, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.

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978-1-5038-1839-2
$38.95
Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Narrative, Nonfiction
Category STEM
Copyright 2017
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Imprint Momentum
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2017-01-01
BISACS JNF061000, JNF025170, JNF051120
Dewey 623.4
Graphics Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
Dimensions 6.5 x 9
Lexile 650
Guided Reading Level X
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
ATOS Interest Level MG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 187490
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Educational front/back matter, Fast facts, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Primary-source text, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Starred, Suggested websites, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events
Online Resources

  • Fast Facts and Timeline
  • A Dangerous Discovery
  • Research for the War Effort
  • A Secret Laboratory
  • A Fireball in the Desert
  • The Atomic Age
  • Think About It
  • Glossary
  • Source Notes
  • To Learn More
  • Index
Author: Clara MacCarald

Clara MacCarald is a freelance writer with a master's degree in biology. She lives with her family in an off-grid house nestled in the forests of central New York. When not parenting her daughter, she spends her time writing nonfiction books for kids.

Reviews

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