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Author Moore, Kate (Writer and editor), author.

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

Publication Info. Naperville, Illinois : Sourcebooks eXplore, [2020]

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 Bloomfield, Prosser Library - Children's Department  J363.17 MOO    Check Shelf
 Bristol, Main Library - Children's Department  J363.179 MOO    Check Shelf
 Cheshire Public Library - Children's Department  YA 363.179 MOORE    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  J 363.17 MOO    Check Shelf
 East Hartford, Raymond Library - Children's Department  J 363.17 MOORE    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Storage  J 363.17 MOORE    Storage
 Granby, Main Library - Teen  TEEN 363.17 MOO    DUE 12-10-21
 Middletown, Russell Library - Children's Nonfiction  J363.1799 MOO    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Young Adult  YA 363.17 MOO    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Teen  YA 363.1799 MOORE    Check Shelf

Edition Young readers' edition.
Description xvii, 408 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Note "This work is adpated 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 Includes bibliographical references (pages 369-391) and index.
Summary "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.
Contents 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.
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 -- Diseases -- United States -- History.
Radium paint -- Toxicology.
Consumers' leagues -- United States -- History.
Industrial hygiene -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Women -- United States.
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- United States.
Consumers' leagues. (OCoLC)fst00876439
Industrial hygiene. (OCoLC)fst00971122
Radium paint -- Toxicology. (OCoLC)fst01088391
War work. (OCoLC)fst01355300
Women. (OCoLC)fst01176568
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Girls & Women.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / Military & Wars.
World War (1914-1918) (OCoLC)fst01180746
Chronological Term 1900-1999
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
ISBN 9781728210346 (hardback)
1728210348 (hardback)
9781728209470 (trade paperback)
1728209471 (trade paperback)
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