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The Resource Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov

Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov

Label
Marie Curie
Title
Marie Curie
Statement of responsibility
by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Describes the life and work of the scientist who won two Nobel Prizes and died of radiation poisoning from years of investigating the dangerous elements that she herself had discovered. Readers will learn about the dark side of a woman and her devotion to science--the politics of science, her depression, and the drive to succeed. It is a brutally honest portrayal of a woman in a field dominated by men
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Summary
Describes the life and work of the scientist who won two Nobel Prizes and died of radiation poisoning from years of investigating the dangerous elements that she herself had discovered. Readers will learn about the dark side of a woman and her devotion to science--the politics of science, her depression, and the drive to succeed. It is a brutally honest portrayal of a woman in a field dominated by men
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Amelia Bloomer List, 2008
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
202175
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Krull, Kathleen
Dewey number
  • 540.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Intended audience
011 up
LC call number
QD22.C8
LC item number
K75 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1050
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Kulikov, Boris
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Giants of science
Series volume
0004
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Curie, Marie
  • Women chemists
  • Women chemists
  • Chemists
  • Chemists
  • Women chemists
  • Women chemists
  • Chemists
  • Chemists
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-137) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Mr. and Mrs. Radioactive
  • ch. 5. The
  • legend begins
  • ch. 6.
  • Suddenly famous
  • ch. 7.
  • Shock
  • ch. 8.
  • Embarrassment-on a national scale
  • ch. 9.
  • Introduction
  • War heroine
  • ch. 10.
  • Madame Curie
  • ch. 11.
  • Genius genes
  • ch. 12.
  • How she changed the world
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • ch. 1. The
  • gold-medal girl
  • ch. 2. The
  • pact
  • ch. 3.
  • Magnetic attraction
  • ch. 4.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780670058945
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007024251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn144331482
  • (OCoLC)144331482
Label
Marie Curie, by Kathleen Krull ; illustrated by Boris Kulikov
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 135-137) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Mr. and Mrs. Radioactive
  • ch. 5. The
  • legend begins
  • ch. 6.
  • Suddenly famous
  • ch. 7.
  • Shock
  • ch. 8.
  • Embarrassment-on a national scale
  • ch. 9.
  • Introduction
  • War heroine
  • ch. 10.
  • Madame Curie
  • ch. 11.
  • Genius genes
  • ch. 12.
  • How she changed the world
  • Bibliography
  • Index
  • ch. 1. The
  • gold-medal girl
  • ch. 2. The
  • pact
  • ch. 3.
  • Magnetic attraction
  • ch. 4.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780670058945
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2007024251
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • ocn144331482
  • (OCoLC)144331482

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