Catalog

Record Details

Catalog Search



The radium girls : the scary but true story of the poison that made people glow in the dark / Kate Moore.

Available copies

  • 33 of 46 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 46 total copies.

Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Akron Carnegie PL - Akron YA 363.17 MOO (Text) 75253000065710 Young Adult Non-fiction Available -
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville YF MOORE (Text) 34706001738352 Young Hoosiers Checked out 06/30/2022
Batesville Mem. PL - Batesville YF MOORE (Text) 34706001738360 Young Hoosiers Checked out 07/07/2022
Brownstown PL - Brownstown YA 363.17 M822 (Text) 79361000125127 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Butler PL - Butler YA 363.17 MOO (Text) 73174005042228 Young Adult: Nonfiction Available -
Eckhart PL - The Third Place Teen Library T 363.17 MOO (Text) 840191003081945 Teen - Main Level Nonfiction Checked out 07/15/2022
Fortville-Vernon Twp PL - Fortville YANF 363.17 MOO (Text) 38301000043207 Young Adult Nonfiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Brookville PL TEEN 363.17 MOO (Text) 38217000777983 Teen Nonfiction Available -
Franklin Co PL Dist. - Laurel PL J363.17 MOO (Text) 36241000497030 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J 363.17 MOORE (Text) 32826014282511 J Non-Fiction Available -
Next 10 »

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781728210346
  • ISBN: 1728210348
  • ISBN: 9781728209470
  • ISBN: 1728209471
  • ISBN: 9781544455372
  • ISBN: 1544455372
  • ISBN: 9780605250918
  • Physical Description: xvii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Young readers' edition.
  • Publisher: Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks eXplore, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"This work is adapted for young readers and is based on The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women by Kate Moore, copyright 2017 by Kate More, published by Sourcebooks"--Verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 388-391) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Knowledge. First day ; Wartime warning ; All change ; The mysterious maladies of Mollie Maggia ; Girls wanted ; Mere coincidence? ; Radium games ; Strange symptoms ; "Something going on" ; Investigations underway ; Warning shots ; Lip, dip, paint ; Truth and lies ; Hoffman helps ; Making history ; Hope -- Power. The list of the doomed ; Dead end ; Until death do us part ; Make or break ; "Fraud of frauds" ; In the shadow of the church spire ; Back from the grave ; The trial of the decade ; On the stand ; "Far from finished in this fight" ; Settlement? ; The chill of fear ; Happy ending? ; Midnight machinations ; A cold, cold winter ; Time-bomb tumors ; A very big mistake ; The end of the adventure ; Brave until the last -- Justice. Conspiracy? ; "Very suspicious" ; Verdict ; Fighting back ; A desire for justice ; Legal champion ; A long and lonely fall ; Her day in court ; Too weak for tears ; Bedside hearing ; The society of the living dead ; One more day.
Summary, etc.:
"Now adapted for young readers! The incredible true story of the young women exposed to the "wonder drug" radium and their struggle for justice" -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
880L Lexile.
Awards Note:
Nominee: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2022-2023: Middle grades (6-8)
Subject: Watch dial painters > Diseases > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Radium paint > Toxicology > Juvenile literature.
Consumers' leagues > United States > History > Juvenile literature.
Industrial hygiene > United States > History > 20th century > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1914-1918 > Women > United States > Juvenile literature.
World War, 1914-1918 > War work > United States > Juvenile literature.
Women employees > Diseases > United States > Juvenile literature.
Employers' liability > United States > Case studies > Juvenile literature.
Watch dial painters.
Radium paint.
Consumers' leagues.
Industrial hygiene.
World War, 1914-1918 > Women.
World War, 1914-1918 > War work.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars.
Genre: Young adult literature.
Instructional and educational works.

Additional Resources