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Author Walker, Nell, author.

Title Marie Curie / by Nell Walker ; illustrated by Charlotte Ager.

Publication Info. New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2022.


Location Call No. Status
 Avon Free Public Library - Children's Department  J 92 CURIE    Check Shelf
 Cromwell-Belden Public Library - Children's Department  JB CURIE M.    Check Shelf
Edition First American edition.
Description 128 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm.
Series DK life stories
DK life stories.
Note Includes index.
Contents A young scientist -- Troubled times -- Studying in secret -- Paris at last! -- A scientific duo -- New challenges -- Dangerous work -- A glowing discovery -- Triumph and tragedy -- A woman undeterred -- War breaks out -- The girl with radium eyes.
Summary "Explore the inspirational tale of this Nobel prize laureate, Marie Curie. Learn about the fascinating life of Marie Curie, one of the world's most celebrated women scientists who changed the course of the world through her scientific discoveries in this captivating children's biography. This intriguing history book for kids uncovers the trials, tribulations and most memorable moments in Marie Curie's career and life. This educational book makes for a perfect purchase for kids ages 7 to 11, especially those who are particularly interested in learning about science. Young readers will be engrossed in this biography as they learn about the major events of Marie Curie's life. Explore her childhood in Poland when she discovered her love of science using the lab kit her father brought home from his school. Discover when she coined the term "radioactive" and developed mobile radiology units that helped treat countless injured soldiers in the First World War. DK Life Stories biography series goes beyond the basic facts to tell the true-life stories of history's most interesting people. Each book includes an author's introduction letter as well as a glossary, timeline, family tree, quiz and index. Add Life Stories: Anne Frank or Life Stories: Martin Luther King Jr to your collection!"-- Provided by publisher.
Audience 8-12 years.
Grades 3-7.
Subject Curie, Marie, 1867-1934 -- Juvenile literature.
Radioactivity -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Women chemists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Chemists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women physicists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Physicists -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women Nobel Prize winners -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Nobel Prize winners -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Added Author Ager, Charlotte, illustrator.
DK Publishing, Inc., publisher.
ISBN 9780744027624 (paperback)
0744027624 (paperback)
9780744027631 (hardcover)
0744027632 (hardcover)
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