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Marie Curie

Giants of Science Ser.

by Kathleen Krull; Boris Kulikov (Illustrator)


Talk about a ?glowing reputation?! Marie Curie, the woman who coined the term radioactivity, won not just one Nobel prize but two'in physics and in chemistry, both supposedly girl-phobic sciences. As with her previous star-studded biographies of Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, and Sigmund Freud'all three chosen as ALA Notable Books?Kathleen Krull offers readers a fascinating portrait of this mythic ?giant of science? who abhorred publicity. And she also places Curie's ground-breaking discovery of two elements within the framework of science at that time.

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Book Information

Copyright year 2007
ISBN-13 9780670058945
ISBN-10 0670058947
Class Copyright
Publisher Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
File Size 0 MB
Number of Pages 144
Shelf No. JS399
Grade Range 5 - 12
Ages 10 - 99
Lexile 1050L
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