Chat with us, powered by LiveChat

The Radium Girls: Young Readers’ Edition: The Scary but True Story of the Poison that Made People Glow in the Dark

By: Kate Moore

Now adapted for young readers! The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the “wonder drug” radium, and their struggle for justice.

The Radium Girls is a rich, historical narrative of the young women exposed to the "wonder" substance of radium, and their brave struggle for justice. Their courage and tenacity saved many others, led to world-changing regulations, and even prevented nuclear war.

Written with a sparkling voice and galloping pace, The Radium Girls is the first book that fully explores these women's strength in the face of almost impossible circumstances, and the incredible legacy they left behind. Now adapted for young readers!

Author’s note. List of key characters. Time line. Glossary. Glossary of abbreviations. Notes. Select bibliography. Black-and-white photographs and reproductions.

 

ISBN: 9781728210346

JLG Release: Oct 2020


Sensitive Areas: Medical: Graphic Descriptions , Violence: Death , Illustrations/Images: Disturbing Imagery
Topics:

Watch-dial painters , Diseases , Radium paint , Toxicology , Workplace safety ,Twentieth-century US history , History of US consumers’ leagues , Industrial hygiene , Twentieth-century US history , World War I (1914–1918) , Women , War work

Like this book? Get more like it every month.

Biography Middle Plus

Grades 5-8

14 titles/year

$249.90/year

Book Details

ISBN

9781728210346

First Release

October 2020

Genre

Nonfic

Dewey Classification

363.17

Trim Size

8 3/10" x 8 1/2"

Page Count

352

Accelerated Reader

N/A

Scholastic Reading Counts

N/A

Lexile

N/A

Format

Print Book

Edition

Hardcover edition

Publisher

Explore

Potentially Sensitive Areas

Medical: Graphic Descriptions , Violence: Death , Illustrations/Images: Disturbing Imagery

Topics

Watch-dial painters, Diseases, Radium paint, Toxicology, Workplace safety,Twentieth-century US history, History of US consumers’ leagues, Industrial hygiene, Twentieth-century US history, World War I (1914–1918), Women, War work,

Standard MARC Record

Download Standard MARC Record

Cover Art

Download Cover Art

Recommended Titles From Biography Middle Plus

Copyright © 2017 Magento, Inc. All rights reserved.