J. Robert Oppenheimer: The Brain Behind the Bomb

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Enslow Publishers, Inc., 2007 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
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In this title in the Inventors Who Changed the World series, Glenn Scherer and Marty Fletcher offer a biography of the brilliant and enigmatic scientist who directed the development of the atomic bomb. Oppenheimer's tumultuous relationship with the United States government is also explored, including accusations that he was a Communist. Activities for young readers related to the topic can be found at the end of the book.

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Glenn Scherer is an environmental writer, naturalist, and author who was born in New Jersey and has spent much of his life there. He has written for many hiking magazines, including "Backpacker, Outside, and American Hiker," and writes a monthly column in "AMC Outdoors. "He now lives in EcoVillage at Ithaca in New York.

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