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Marie Curie

Author: Nick Healy; Marie Curie
Publisher: Mankato, Minn. : Creative Education, 2006.
Series: Genius (Mankato, Minn.)
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The facts are amazing, both the life story and the...science: how Curie overcame discrimination against women and came from Poland to study at the Sorbonne; how she and her husband, Pierre, launched the nuclear age when they identified radium, a discovery for which they shared the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903. After his death Marie became the first female professor in France and won a second Nobel Prize, for  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nick Healy; Marie Curie
ISBN: 1583413324 9781583413326
OCLC Number: 66464888
Notes: 1st edition published in 2004.
Target Audience: Reading level: ages 9-12.; Grade 6-9.
Description: 48 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Series Title: Genius (Mankato, Minn.)
Responsibility: Nick Healy.

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"The facts are amazing, both the life story and the...science: how Curie overcame discrimination against women and came from Poland to study at the Sorbonne; how she and her husband, Pierre, launched the nuclear age when they identified radium, a discovery for which they shared the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1903. After his death Marie became the first female professor in France and won a second Nobel Prize, for chemistry, in 1911. Best of all are the final pages that take excerpts from notes that concluded her 1923 biography of her husband"--Booklist.

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