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The winner of the Scott O’Dell Award, The Bomb is a powerful history lesson and a gripping tale of suspense that no listener will ever forget.

In 1946, sixteen-year-old Sorry Rinamu watches as US Navy warships appear off the coast of Bikini Island. The US Government wants to test the deadly power of the atomic bomb—and Sorry’s island has been chosen as the test site. The young man knows he must stop the Americans from dropping the bomb—even if it means defying orders from the US Government and risking his own life.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A haunting, soundly researched work.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Taylor takes readers on an absorbing excursion, offering vivid descriptions, rich details of Micronesian culture, and a poignant contrast between the peaceful tranquility of the Marshall Islands and the industrialized West. The plot moves briskly with the tension of heroic confrontation. Readers will be challenged with the issues of war, the ethics of nuclear weapons, and the destruction of ancient cultures.”

    School Library Journal

  • Winner of the 1996 Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction
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