The Story of Marie Curie: A Biography Book for New Readers

The Story of Marie Curie: A Biography Book for New Readers

by Susan B. Katz


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Discover the life of Marie Curie―a story for kids 6 to 9 about discovering big things through hard work

Marie Curie became one of the most celebrated scientists in history. Before she changed the world with her discoveries in physics and chemistry, Marie was an intelligent girl who studied hard to reach the top of her class. She overcame many challenges, including people who told her she couldn’t be a scientist because she was a woman. She didn’t let anything stop her, and her important research is still helping people today. Explore how Marie Curie went from being a young girl growing up in Poland to a famous, Nobel Prize-winning scientist.

The Story of Marie Curie includes:

  • Helpful glossary―Find easy-to-understand definitions for some of the more advanced words and ideas in the book.
  • Lasting change―See how Marie Curie made the world a better place for future generations.
  • Test your knowledge―Take a fun quiz about the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of Marie’s life.

How will Marie’s determination and curiosity inspire you?

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781647391126
Publisher: Callisto Media
Publication date: 08/18/2020
Series: Story Of: A Biography Series for New Readers Series
Pages: 68
Sales rank: 193,677
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 6 - 9 Years

About the Author

SUSAN B. KATZ is an author, National Board-Certified Teacher, and educational consultant. She has taught for more than 25 years and has published many books for children, including The Story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, The Story of Frida Kahlo, and The Story of Albert Einstein. Visit her online at

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 A Nobel Prize Winner Is Born 1

Chapter 2 The Early Years 8

Chapter 3 Traveling and Learning 15

Chapter 4 Paris, at Last 22

Chapter 5 A World of Elements 29

Chapter 6 The Famous Curies 36

Chapter 7 A Genius at Work 43

Chapter 8 So … Who Was Marie Curie? 50

Glossary 56

Bibliography 60

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