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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."--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Graphic Universe 2019

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1 available in New YA Materials, Call number: YA 741.5 MIL

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Palgrave Macmillan 2012

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: ReferencePoint Press 2016

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 CUR

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...

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

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

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: JB BASKET CURIE

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Publisher / Publication Date: Saddleback Educational Pub. 2008

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 741.5 Curie 2008

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: The University of Chicago Press 2015

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Value Communications 1978

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1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB CURIE JOH

Summary: The Mystery of Matter is an exciting PBS series about one of the great adventures in the history of science: the long (and continuing) quest to understand what the world is made of-to identify, understand and organize the basic building blocks of matter.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: PBS 2015

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Demi.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: Henry Holt and Company 2018

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

Redniss, Lauren.

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

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Publisher / Publication Date: !t Books 2010

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

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 540 Redniss 2010

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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster 1995

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

Sherman, Susan

Summary: "Set in the early 1900s, the novel follows young Lucia Rutkowski who, thanks to the influence of her beloved grandmother, escapes the Warsaw ghetto to work as a kitchen maid in one of the wealthiest neighborhoods in the bustling city of Paris. Too talented for her lowly position, Lucia is thrown out on the street. Her only recourse is to take a job working for two disorganized, rather poor...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Counterpoint Press 2017

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC SHE

Goldsmith, Barbara.

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Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton 2004

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 540.92 GOL

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.

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

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

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Macmillan Pub. Co. 1994

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

Robinson, Andrew

Summary: The extraordinarily inventive Linus Pauling, twice winner of the Nobel Prize, was asked how he came to have so many good ideas. Pauling replied: "Well, I have a lot of ideas and throw away the bad ones." Where do ideas come from? And why do the best ideas sometimes strike in a flash of "sudden genius"? Andrew Robinson here offers a fascinating look at the genesis of creativity in science and...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Oxford University Press 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 153.35 ROB

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

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

Gribbin, John R.

Summary: This is a multi-title review. Titles include Curie in 90 Minutes, Darwin in 90 Minutes, Einstein in 90 Minutes, and Faraday in 90 Minutes - Emulating Paul Strathern's series about philosophers that began with Aristotle in 90 Minutes , the Gribbins here sprint through the life and work of four famous scientists. They're pushing simplification to the limit, trying to reach those whose...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Constable 1997

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 540.9 GRI

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.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar Straus Giroux 2006

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

Summary: The aim of these lectures is to make viewers feel welcome and comfortable in the company of paintings. By focusing on 65 masterpieces of Western painting, Professor William Kloss offers a vivid, visceral encounter with genius, shining light on the unique technical, stylistic, and expressive achievements of each painting. From the 14th century to the 20th, the images are examined for their...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Company 2010

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Swaby, Rachel

Summary: Aspiring scientists, young history enthusiasts, and children who enjoy learning about the world will be fascinated by these riveting snapshots--and parents who enjoyed the film Hidden Figures will find this to be the perfect extension. Covering important advancements made by women in fields such as biology, medicine, astronomy, and technology, author Rachel Swaby explains that people aren't...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Yearling Books 2017

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

Summary: Eighteen of Alfred Hitchcock's early films (1926-1939), and two episodes of his television program (1955-1962). Includes 55 minutes of movie trailers spanning Hitchcock's legendary career.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Mill Creek Entertainment 2007

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV ALF

Summary: The development of the arts in Europe from the Middle Ages to the modern era is an astonishing record of cultural achievement, from the breathtaking architecture of Gothic cathedrals to the daring visual experiments of the Cubist painters. We all have our favorite artists, periods, or styles from this immensely rich tradition, but how many of us truly know the full sweep of European art? How...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Teaching Co. 2005

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Ignotofsky, Rachel

Summary: A collection of artworks inspired by the lives and achievements of fifty famous women in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics, from the ancient world to the present, profiles each notable individual. Full of art, this collection also contains infographics about relevant topics such as lab equipment, rates of women currently working in STEM fields, and an illustrated scientific...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Ten Speed Press 2016

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 920 IGN

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1 available in Adult, Call number: J920 IGN