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Author McClafferty, Carla Killough, 1958-

Title Something out of nothing : Marie Curie and radium / Carla Killough McClafferty.

Imprint New York : Farrar Straus Giroux, 2006


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Chevy Chase Library Children's Non-fiction    j 92 Curie,M MCCL    Available
 GDL Pacific Park Library Teen Non-Fiction    92 Curie,M MCCL    Out of Collection
Edition 1st ed.
Description 134 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography 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.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection.
Subject Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
Chemists -- Poland -- Biography.
Women chemists -- Poland -- Biography.
Physicists -- Poland -- Biography.
Women physicists -- Poland -- Biography.
ISBN 0374380368 (hardcover) : $18.00

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