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

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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.

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