The Resource Who was Marie Curie?, by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

Who was Marie Curie?, by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond

Label
Who was Marie Curie?
Title
Who was Marie Curie?
Statement of responsibility
by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Creator
Contributor
Author
Author
Illustrator
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Born in Warsaw, Poland on November 7, 1867, Marie Curie was forbidden to attend the male-only University of Warsaw, so she enrolled at the Sorbonne in Paris to study physics and mathematics. There she met a professor named Pierre Curie, and the two soon married, forming one of the most famous scientific partnerships in history. Together they discovered two elements and won a Nobel Prize in 1903. (Marie later won another Nobel for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a victim of many years of exposure to toxic radiation."--
Member of
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stine, Megan
Dewey number
540.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Ages 8-12
  • 690L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QD22.C8
LC item number
S825 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hammond, Ted
Series statement
Who was?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curie, Marie
  • Women chemists
  • Women chemists
  • Radioactivity
  • Women chemists
  • Chemists
  • Radioactivity
  • Women
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Who was Marie Curie?, by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who was Marie Curie? -- Eager to learn -- The secret school -- Hungry but happy -- Two loves -- Marie's discovery -- It glows! -- Fame and fortune -- Misery -- A family of scientists
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780448478968
Lccn
2014017364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn861478810
  • 689814
Label
Who was Marie Curie?, by Megan Stine ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 106)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Who was Marie Curie? -- Eager to learn -- The secret school -- Hungry but happy -- Two loves -- Marie's discovery -- It glows! -- Fame and fortune -- Misery -- A family of scientists
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
106 pages
Isbn
9780448478968
Lccn
2014017364
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn861478810
  • 689814

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