The radium girls : the dark story of America's shining women
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Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., c2017.
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363.1799 Moore
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Published
Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks, Inc., c2017.
Format
Book
Physical Desc
xvi, 479 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
UG
Level 8.1, 21 Points
Lexile measure
980

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"Originally published in 2016 in the United Kingdom by Simon & Schuster UK."--Title page verso.
General Note
Includes reading group guide, pages [409]-410.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages [415]-467) and index.
Description
As World War I raged across the globe, hundreds of young women toiled away at the radium-dial factories, where they painted clock faces with a mysterious new substance called radium. Assured by their bosses that the luminous material was safe, the women themselves shone brightly in the dark, covered from head to toe with the glowing dust. With such a coveted job, these "shining girls" were considered the luckiest alive--until they began to fall mysteriously ill. As the fatal poison of the radium took hold, they found themselves embroiled in one of America's biggest scandals and a groundbreaking battle for workers' rights. The Radium Girls explores the strength of extraordinary women in the face of almost impossible circumstances and the astonishing legacy they left behind.
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980L,Lexile

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Moore, K. (2017). The radium girls: the dark story of America's shining women . Sourcebooks, Inc..

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. 2017. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women. Sourcebooks, Inc.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Sourcebooks, Inc, 2017.

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Moore, Kate. The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America's Shining Women Sourcebooks, Inc., 2017.

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