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Who Was Marie Curie?
     

Who Was Marie Curie?

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by Megan Stine, Nancy Harrison (Illustrator), Ted Hammond (Illustrator)
 

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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

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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. (Later Marie won another Nobel award for chemistry in 1911.) She died in Savoy, France, on July 4, 1934, a victim of many years of exposure to toxic radiation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780448478968
Publisher:
Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date:
08/07/2014
Series:
Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages:
112
Sales rank:
428
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile:
690L (what's this?)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

Meet the Author

Megan Stine has written several biographies for young readers, including Who Is Michelle Obama? and Who Was Sally Ride? She lives in Clinton, Connecticut.

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Who Was Marie Curie? 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 4 reviews.
Anonymous 9 months ago
I dont understand
Anonymous 9 months ago
A man drags her to ur house .
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Have not read the book yet but would like to rate it for two reasons: 1 I LOVE the who is who was seies and 2 Marie Curie was an AMAZING woman. I will read it soon. I am asking for it my birthday.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
She discovered radium and polonium.