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Allen, John

Summary: Presents the life and accomplishments of the famed chemist, from her education at the Sorbonne in Paris to her work in radioactivity and her scientific accolades.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 CUR

Milani, Alice

Summary: "A graphic account of a pioneering scientist who conducted innovative research on radioactivity. Marie Curie (1867-1934) was the first woman to win a Nobel Prize, the only person to win a Nobel Prize in two different sciences, and first woman to become a professor at the University of Paris."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Oversize, Call number: YA 741.5 MIL

Rusch, Elizabeth

Summary: "Una historia real sobre un científico contemporáneo que salvó la capa de ozono y el planeta, evitando un desastre en el medioambiente. Mario Molina es un científico mexicoamericano y un héroe de nuestros días que ayudó a resolver la crisis de la capa de ozono de la década de 1980. Se crió en la Ciudad de México y desde niño sintió curiosidad por los mundos ocultos que estudiaba a través de un...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Charlesbridge 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 921 MOL

Stine, Megan

Summary: "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...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) LLC 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET CURIE

Sanchez Vegara, Ma Isabel (Mar©Ưa Isabel)

Summary: Explores the childhood of Marie Curie, who overcame adversity to become one of the most respected scientists in the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Frances Lincoln Children's Books 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

Johnson, Ann Donegan.

Summary: A brief biography emphasizing the importance of learning in the life of the scientist who was awarded the Nobel prize for her work in chemistry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Value Communications 1978

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB CURIE JOH

Hemmungs Wirtén, Eva

Summary: Making Marie Curie explores what went into the creation of this icon of science. It is not a traditional biography, or one that attempts to uncover the “real” Marie Curie. Rather, Eva Hemmungs Wirtén, by tracing a career that spans two centuries and a world war, provides an innovative and historically grounded account of how modern science emerges in tandem with celebrity culture under the...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CURIE, MARIE WIR

Redniss, Lauren.

Contents: Symmetry -- Magnetism -- Fusion -- White flash -- Instability of matter -- Half-life -- Isolation -- Exposure -- Daughter elements.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: !t Books 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 540 RED

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Adult, Call number: 540 Redniss 2010

Demi.

Summary: Mainly the story of Marie Curie, also about Pierre Curie, and the discovery of radium.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

Summary: The story of psychedelic chemists Robert "Tim" Scully and Nicholas Sand, and how their positive experiences with LSD motivated them to become major players in the 1960s drug counterculture by creating ultrapure "Orange Sunshine" acid.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MVD Visual 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC SUN

Fanning, Diane.

Summary: "30th May, 1944. Libby Clark is roused from sleep by a colleague in distress. Marvin's cousin Frannie has been charged with treason, and he hopes that Libby can find a way to help prove her innocence. Libby, a chemist at a secret World War II facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, agrees to help her friend and pursue the truth. Libby's investigations soon uncover treachery. But the evil at Oak Ridge...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Severn House 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAN

McClafferty, Carla Killough

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.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

Conant, Jennet

Summary: "The remarkable life of one of the most influential men of the greatest generation, James B. Conant--a savvy architect of the nuclear age and the Cold War--told by his granddaughter, New York Times bestselling author Jennet Conant. James Bryant Conant was a towering figure. He was at the center of the mammoth threats and challenges of the twentieth century. As a young eminent chemist, he...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CONANT, JAMES B. CON

Greenfield, Robert.

Summary: Augustus Owsley Stanley III, better known by his nickname, Bear, was one of the most iconic figures in the cultural revolution that changed both America and the world during the 1960s. Owsley's high octane rocket fuel enabled Ken Kesey and his Merry Pranksters to put on the Acid Tests. It also powered much of what happened on stage at Monterey Pop. Owsley turned on Pete Townshend of The Who...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Thomas Dunne Books 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 STANLEY, OWSLEY GRE

Goldsmith, Barbara.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Adult, Call number: 540.92 GOL

Fisher, Leonard Everett.

Summary: The story of the scientist who, with her husband, discovered radium and, like the other subjects of this picture book series, changed the world.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. Co. 1994

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CUR

Summary: Story of Percy Julian's scientific breakthroughs and a biography of his life with period reenactments based on newly opened family archives and interviews with dozens of colleagues and relatives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: WGBH Boston Video 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV PER

Blum, Deborah

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Dr. Harvey Washington Wiley set out to ensure food safety. He selected food tasters to test various food additives and preservatives, letting them know that the substances could be harmful or deadly. The tasters were recognized for their courage, and became known as the poison squad.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Press 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WILEY, HARVEY WASHINGTON BLU

Hager, Thomas.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 540 HAG

Kelly, Tracey

Summary: Discusses the progress women have made in chemistry.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Gareth Stevens Publishing 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 920 KEL

Quinn, Susan.

Summary: In this stunning and richly textured new biography, Susan Quinn presents us with a far more complicated picture of the woman we thought we knew. Drawing on family documents, Quinn sheds new light on the tragic losses and patriotic passion that infused Marie Sklodowska Curie's early years in Poland. And through access to Marie Curie's journal, closed to researchers until 1990, we hear in her own...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CURIE, MARIE QUI

Summary: The animated story of Marie Curie, the Polish-born scientist. Her shared research with her husband Pierre gave the world the theory of radioactivity, the discovery of plutonium, and the isolation of radium. She was the first person to receive two Nobel Prizes.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Nest Family Entertainment 2005

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD JUV ANI

Gordin, Michael D.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Basic Books 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 540 MEN

Emling, Shelley.

Summary: "Marie Curie was the first person to be honored by two Nobel Prizes and she pioneered the use of radiation therapy for cancer patients. But she was also a mother, widowed young, who raised two extraordinary daughters alone: Irene, a Nobel Prize winning chemist in her own right, who played an important role in the development of the atomic bomb, and Eve, a highly regarded humanitarian and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 CURIE, MARIE EML

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