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 Girlsis 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 Girlsis 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!