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Chobham Academy Book Group
40 Cheering lane, London
Group status: Our Current Group Favourite; In Darkness by Nick Lake

Emily and Hannah

Most Interesting Book

MidWinter Blood
42% (16 votes)

Code Name Verity
8% (3 votes)

In Darkness
45% (17 votes)

The Weight of Water
3% (1 vote)

Maggot Moon
3% (1 vote)

Title: Radium Woman
Author: Eleanor Doorly
Illustrator: Robert Gibbings
Winning Year: 1939

This is a children's biography of the discoverer and inventor of radium and radioactivity, Marie Curie nee Sklodovska. The book is based on her daughter's fascinating account of Marie's life. Marie's discoveries opened the door to deep changes in t