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Marie Curie / by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov.

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Author/Creator:
Krull, Kathleen.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2007
Imprint:
New York : Viking Children's Book, 2007.
Format:
  • Book
  • 142 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-137) and index.
Publisher's Summary:
Talk about a aglowing reputationa! Marie Curie, the woman who coined the term radioactivity, won not just one Nobel prize but twoain physics and in chemistry, both supposedly girl-phobic sciences. As with her previous star-studded biographies of Leonardo da Vinci, Isaac Newton, and Sigmund Freudaall three chosen as ALA Notable BooksaKathleen Krull offers readers a fascinating portrait of this mythic agiant of sciencea who abhorred publicity. And she also places Curieas ground-breaking discovery of two elements within the framework of science at that time.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Audience:
011 up.
Contributor:
Kulikov, Boris.
Series:
Giants of science
Subjects:
ISBN:
0670058947
9780670058945

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