Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women



by
Kate Moore

Edition
Hardcover edition
Publisher
Sourcebooks
Imprint
Sourcebooks
ISBN
9781492649359

Awards and Honors
ALA 2018 Notable Book Lists, Nonfiction
2017 Indie Next List Preview
2017 Goodreads Choice Award, History & Biography
Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2017, Adult
Booklist Top of the List Editor’s Choice, Adult, Social Sciences
NPR’s Book Concierge, 2017 Great Reads
POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Language: Mild Language, Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes
$15.30   $12.75
SEE MEMBER PRICE
QTY
Out of stock

The Radium Girls fully illuminates the inspiring young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their awe-inspiring strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances. Author's note. Reading group guide. List of abbreviations. Notes. Select bibliography. Index. Black-and-white photographs.
Kate Moore, author of The Radium Girls, was featured in an interview on NPR's Marketplace.

POTENTIALLY SENSITIVE AREAS
Language: Mild Language, Sexual Content: Mild Sexual Content/Themes

Details

Format

Print

Page Count

496

Trim Size

6" x 9"

Dewey

363.17/990820973

AR

0: points 0

Lexile

980L

Genre

Nonfic

Scholastic Reading Counts

27

JLG Release

Oct 2017

Book Genres


Topics

Watch dial painters. Radium paint. Consumer’s leagues. Industrial hygiene. Diseases. Twentieth-century American history. World War I (1914–1917). Women during World War I. War work during World War I.

Standard MARC Records

Download Standard MARC Records

Cover Art

Download Cover Art

Praise & Reviews

Starred or favorable reviews have been received from these periodicals:

Booklist*, Publishers Weekly

Praise & Reviews

Grades 11 & Up
Adult Crossover Nonfiction Plus
For Grades 11 & Up

For the more advanced high school reader who is ready for adult reading and enjoys nonfiction, our ACN Category is a great choice. With more sophisticated and challenging themes, these books open up new worlds for teen readers. Help them experience a new world monthly with the 14 books in ACN.

Take note: These selections often contain mature situations and language that could be considered controversial.

14 books per Year
$281.12 per Year
Interests
Diversity,Mature Readers,LGBTQ+,Nonfiction,Biographies,History
Like this book?
Get more like this every month.
LEARN MORE
Grades 11 & Up
Adult Crossover Nonfiction Plus
14 books per Year
$281.12 per Year

Other Recommended Titles From Adult Crossover Nonfiction Plus

Adult Crossover Nonfiction Plus

June 2022

Thin Places

by Kerri ní Dochartaigh

Adult Crossover Nonfiction Plus

May 2022

Adult Crossover Nonfiction Plus

April 2022
Out of stock

100,000 First Bosses

by Will Haskell

Adult Crossover Nonfiction Plus

March 2022
Copyright © 2017 Magento, Inc. All rights reserved.