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Author McClafferty, Carla Killough, 1958-
Title Something out of nothing : Marie Curie and radium / Carla Killough McClafferty.
Pub Info New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2006
Rating
book jacket
1 hold on first copy returned of 2 copies
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Cur     AVAILABLE
 Vineyard Haven-YA  YA BIOGRAPHY CURIE     AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Descript 134 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Audience 1050L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.3 5 5 105300
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. [121]-123) and index.
Contents Beginnings -- Governess -- Pierre -- Discovery -- Fame -- Trouble -- Scandal -- War -- Danger -- Endings -- Legacy -- Source notes -- Selected bibliography -- Recommended web sites -- Acknowledgments -- Illustration credits -- Index.
Summary Meet Manya Sklodowska, better known today as Marie Curie, the co-discoverer of radium, and who became the first woman awarded the Nobel prize for her work on the discovery. Learn what life was like for Marie, and the effect her discovery had on the world.
Subject Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Radium.
Chemists -- Poland -- Biography.
Women chemists -- Poland -- Biography.
Physicists -- Poland -- Biography.
Women physicists -- Poland -- Biography.
ISBN 0374380368 (hardcover) : $18.00
9780374380366
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