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Title:
Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds: A Drama in Two Acts, The
Annotation:
This is a play about a teenage girl doing a science experiment on plants. Although eccentric, her sister Ruth tries to help her to fit in. The mother is also eccentric, and the play deals with elder care issues in addition to the trauma of being a teenager.
Copyright:
2005
Original Copyright:
1965
Translator:
Author:
Paul Zindel
Illustrator:
Dong Kingman (Illustrator)
Grade Level Span:
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
Drama
Classification:
Culture:
Topic:
Life Science (Biology)
Discipline:
Science
Science Standards:
  • LS 6.5
  • I & E 6.7
  • LS 7.5
  • I & E 7.7
  • Bio/LS 9-12.5
  • I & E 9-12.1
Award:
Pulitzer Prize
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