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- Genre: History
- Format: Book
- List: John Newbery Medal
- List: Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Medal
A riveting thriller told in three parallel stories: the race against time to build the world's first atomic bomb; the determination to stop the Nazis from developing it first; and the stealthy efforts of Soviet spies to steal the American plans.
Hoose reveals the true story of an unsung hero of the Montgomery bus boycott in a work that seamlessly merges Colvin's own recollections with the narrative voice, providing a uniquely personal view of Colvin and the civil rights movement.
Readers will be riveted by the chilling history meticulously documented in Bartoletti's book. By weaving the personal stories of 12 young Germans into the larger fabric of Nazism and World War II, Bartoletti elevates understanding of Hitler's strategic plans of manipulation to a new level and offers contemporary youth the opportunity to question the choices they might have made in the same situation.