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

Book review by Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Complex, suspenseful story of developing The Bomb.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 11+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 12+

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Our very precocious nearly-8 yr-old is very into science. His uncle's a physics prof. He was really into this book. But it was way to much for him to handle at his age and images of people dying have been stuck in his head...we should have known better.

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age 12+

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There is also a literature unit based on this book for teachers. It is geared toward high school English or social studies classes and is based on Common Core standards. It can be found at Curriculum Aids or on Amazon.

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Educational value
Too much violence

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