By Paul Zindel
The Gadget is about a thirteen-year old child named Stephan Orr. He lived in London until 1945. His father, a scientist at Los Alamos, requested that he live with him. But life at Los Alamos is not easy. Soon after he arrived, there was an accident in the lab. The scientists are working on something dangerous, and Stephen is worried that his dad might get hurt. He and his friend, Alexei, try to finger out what the scientists are working on.
Actual Event: Trinity
Relationship to the Book
Facts and Citation
Sheinkin, Steve. Bomb: the race to build and steal the world's most dangerous weapon. New York: Roaring Brook Press, 2012. Print. (This is where I checked the facts and found my event)
Zindel, Paul. The gadget. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001. Print. (This is the book)