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Who was Marie Curie? / by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond.

Stine, Megan, (author.). Hammond, Ted, (illustrator.).

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Aubrey Area Library J B CURIE (Text) 33805000711529 Youth reading area Checked out 02/03/2022

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780448478968
  • ISBN: 044847896X
  • Physical Description: 106 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC, [2014]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 106).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Marie Curie? -- Eager to learn -- The secret school -- Hungry but happy -- Loves -- Marie's discovery -- It glows! -- Fame and fortune -- Misery -- A family of scientists.
Summary, etc.:
"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a victim of many years of exposure to toxic radiation."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12.
Subject: Curie, Marie, 1867-1934 > Juvenile literature.
Women chemists > Poland > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Women chemists > France > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Radioactivity > History > Juvenile literature.
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