Marie Curie
Marie Curie

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Annotation: Mainly the story of Marie Curie, also about Pierre Curie, and the discovery of radium.
Genre: Biographies
Catalog Number: #152676
Format: Perma-Bound Edition from Publisher's Hardcover
All Formats: Search
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co.
Copyright Date: 2018
Edition Date: 2018
Pages: 40
Availability: Available
ISBN: Publisher: 1-627-79389-5 Perma-Bound: 0-605-99911-2
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-1-627-79389-6 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-99911-4
Dewey: 921
LCCN: 2017016323
Dimensions: 26 cm.
Language: English
Reviews:
Horn Book
Demi brings her inimitable style to the life of legendary scientist Marie Curie (18671934), from Curie's early years in a scholarly Polish family through her education in France and her work on radioactivity with husband Pierre. In a clear, matter-of-fact text, Demi describes Curie's remarkable accomplishments. Accompanying gold-tinged illustrations are flat in aspect and, like the text, serious, yet they add texture and detail. Reading list, timeline. Glos.
Publishers Weekly
In her trademark ornamental art style, Demi illustrates the life of Marie Curie, born in 1867 Poland as Maria Salomea Sklodowska
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Horn Book (8/1/18)
National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade
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Bibliography Index/Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Word Count: 1,856
Reading Level: 6.1
Interest Level: K-3
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 6.1 / points: 0.5 / quiz: 194713 / grade: Lower Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:7.3 / points:null / quiz:Q73346
Lexile: AD980L

Maria Salomea Sklodowaska was born on November 7, 1867. Her family called her Manya, but the world would remember her by another name: Marie Curie, one of the greatest scientists who ever lived. In a time when few women attended college, Marie earned degrees in physics and mathematics and went on to discover two elements: radium and polonium. She also invented a new word along the way: radioactive. This book celebrates her momentous achievements while also educating its readers about her scientific accomplishments and their implications.


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