Radium Girls by Cy.

Radium Girls


134 pages first pub 2020 (editions)

nonfiction graphic novel history emotional informative sad fast-paced


It's 1918 in Orange, New Jersey, and everyone knows the "Ghost Girls." The proud holders of well-paying jobs at the local watch factory, these working-class young women gain their nickname from the fine dusting of glowing, radioactive powder that ...

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informative 81%
sad 71%
emotional 47%
dark 24%
reflective 20%
challenging 17%
inspiring 14%
funny 6%
hopeful 4%
tense 4%
lighthearted 2%


fast 83%
medium 14%
slow 1%

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