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Who Was Marie Curie? (Who Was?)

Megan Stine, Who HQ, Ted Hammond (Illustrator)

Paperback

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Digital Audiobook (2/29/2016)
Prebound (8/7/2014)

Description

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.

Penguin Workshop, 9780448478968, 112pp.

Publication Date: August 7, 2014



About 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.