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The Resource Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov

Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov

Label
Marie Curie
Title
Marie Curie
Statement of responsibility
by Kathleen Krull ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Summary
Describes the life and work of the scientist who won two Nobel Prizes and died of radiation poisoning from years of investigating the dangerous elements that she herself had discovered. Readers will learn about the dark side of a woman and her devotion to science--the politics of science, her depression, and the drive to succeed. It is a brutally honest portrayal of a woman in a field dominated by men
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
202175
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
540.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QD22.C8
LC item number
K75 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1050
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Giants of science
Series volume
0004
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov
Instantiates
Publication
Extent
142 p.
Isbn
9780670058945
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007024251
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780670058945
Label
Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrations by Boris Kulikov
Publication
Extent
142 p.
Isbn
9780670058945
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007024251
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(Sirsi) i9780670058945

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