Marie Curie (Little Guides to Great Lives)
|Author:||Isabel Thomas; Anke Weckmann (Illustrator)|
|Series:||Little Guides to Great Lives Ser.|
Madame Curie was a brilliant scientist who coined the term "radioactivity," discovered polonium and radium, and helped develop treatments for cancer. She was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, but her dedication to physics ultimately caused her death from radiation poisoning. Full color.