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The Resource The radioactive boy scout : the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor, Ken Silverstein

The radioactive boy scout : the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor, Ken Silverstein

Label
The radioactive boy scout : the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor
Title
The radioactive boy scout
Title remainder
the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor
Statement of responsibility
Ken Silverstein
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Traces a boy's fascination with science and nuclear physics, which compelled him to misrepresent himself to the government and build a reactor in his back yard, causing an environmental catastrophe in his quiet Detroit town
Writing style
Award
  • Booklist Editors' Choice: Adult Books for Young Adults, 2004.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2005
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2007
  • YALSA Outstanding Book for the College Bound, 2009.
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
160059
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Silverstein, Ken
Dewey number
621.48/3/092
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1300
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
TK9014.H34
LC item number
S54 2004
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1300
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Hahn, David
  • Gifted boys
  • Problem youth
  • Breeder reactors
  • Boy Scouts of America
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor
Label
The radioactive boy scout : the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor, Ken Silverstein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19851048
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780375503511
Isbn Type
(acid-free)
Lccn
2003054811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Label
The radioactive boy scout : the true story of a boy and his backyard nuclear reactor, Ken Silverstein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 207-209)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19851048
Dimensions
19 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xviii, 209 pages
Isbn
9780375503511
Isbn Type
(acid-free)
Lccn
2003054811
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n

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