The Story of Marie Curie (The Story Of)

by Susan B Katz (Author)

The Story of Marie Curie (The Story Of)
Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Series: The Story Of

Discover the life of Marie Curie--a story 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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Susan B Katz
Susan B. Katz is an award-winning, bestselling, author and illustrator living in California. Susan has over twenty published titles, including The Story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Meditation Station, which won the 2020 International Book Award for Best Mind/Body/Spirit Children's Book. She also earned the Moonbeam Gold Award for Best Picture Book in celebration of My Mama Earth. For the past 25 years, Susan has worked as a bilingual elementary educator, National Board Certified Teacher, and literacy specialist.

Jen Taylor is an artist, designer, illustrator, and MAJOR caffeine enthusiast. She is the illustrator of Golden Girls: Goodnight, Girls; Flash, the Little Fire Engine; Ninja Camp; and the Brave Little Camper Series. Jen lives in New Jersey with her husband and their crazy little corgis, Rocket and Gidget.
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Rockridge Press
Publication date
August 20, 2020
The Story Of
BISAC categories
JNF007090 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Science & Technology
JNF007120 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Women
Library of Congress categories

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