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Something out of nothing : Marie Curie and radium

Author: Carla Killough McClafferty
Publisher: New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2006
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Meet Manya Sklodowska, better known today as Marie Curie, the co-discoverer of radium, and who became the first woman awarded the Nobel prize for her work on the discovery. Learn what life was like for Marie, and the effect her discovery had on the world.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Marie Curie; Marie Curie; Marie Curie
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Carla Killough McClafferty
ISBN: 0374380368 9780374380366
OCLC Number: 56685110
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Description: 134 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Beginnings --
Governess --
Pierre --
Discovery --
Fame --
Trouble --
Scandal --
War --
Danger --
Endings --
Legacy --
Source notes --
Selected bibliography --
Recommended web sites --
Acknowledgments --
Illustration credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Carla Killough McClafferty.
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Meet Manya Sklodowska, better known today as Marie Curie, the co-discoverer of radium, and who became the first woman awarded the Nobel prize for her work on the discovery. Learn what life was like for Marie, and the effect her discovery had on the world.

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