Bombs over Bikini : the world's first nuclear disaster / Connie Goldsmith.

By: Goldsmith, Connie, 1945-
Material type: TextTextDescription: 88 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cmISBN: 9781467716123; 146771612XSubject(s): Atomic bomb -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll -- Testing | Nuclear weapons -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll -- Testing | Bikinians -- Relocation -- Marshall Islands | Nuclear weapons testing victims -- Marshall Islands -- Bikini Atoll | Nuclear weapons testing victims -- Marshall Islands -- Rongelap Atoll | Bikini Atoll (Marshall Islands) -- HistoryDDC classification: 623.4/5119 LOC classification: UG1282.A8 | G63 2014
Contents:
Toxic snowfall -- A good place for a bomb -- Able: the first bomb -- Baker: the water bomb -- Bravo: the big bomb -- Rongelap's radiation refugees -- Bikini's nuclear nomads -- A brighter future?.
Summary: Discusses the world's first nuclear disaster when nuclear bomb testing sent a toxic cloud of radiation over Rongelap Atoll and other nearby inhabited islands causing burns, cancers, birth defects, and other medical tragedies.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 82-83) and index.

Toxic snowfall -- A good place for a bomb -- Able: the first bomb -- Baker: the water bomb -- Bravo: the big bomb -- Rongelap's radiation refugees -- Bikini's nuclear nomads -- A brighter future?.

Discusses the world's first nuclear disaster when nuclear bomb testing sent a toxic cloud of radiation over Rongelap Atoll and other nearby inhabited islands causing burns, cancers, birth defects, and other medical tragedies.

1150 Lexile.

Accelerated Reader AR MG+ 7.8 3.0 163436.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 11. 6 Quiz: 62399.