This giveaway is sponsored by The Radium Girls by Kate Moore.
The Curies’ newly discovered element of radium makes gleaming headlines across the nation. From body lotion to tonic water, the popular new element shines bright in the otherwise dark years of the First World War.
Meanwhile, hundreds of girls toil amidst the glowing dust of the radium-dial factories—the glittering chemical covers their bodies from head to toe. With such a coveted job, these “shining girls” are the luckiest alive – until they begin to fall mysteriously ill. As the fatal poison of the radium takes hold, the brave shining girls find themselves embroiled in a groundbreaking battle for workers’ rights that will echo for centuries to come.
Sisters are doin’ it for themselves! …Or the nation, the world, the universe. Women make history, break boundaries, and some have their stories told. Share your favorite non-fiction book about women’s history, and be entered to win a copy of The Radium Girls by Kate Moore!
Just complete the form below to enter. Entries are limited to the United States and will be accepted until 11:59pm, Tuesday, May 9th. Winners will be randomly selected.
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