History Maker Bios: Marie Curie
Most people know that Marie Curie was the first women to win the Nobel Prize, and the first person, male or female, to win a second Nobel Prize. But, did you know that she helped save the lives of many soldiers by making sure that X-ray machines were available during World War I? She put X-ray equipment on sturdy trucks and traveled from one army hospital to the next. From her youth in Poland through her groundbreaking scientific discoveries, discover how Curie helped change history.
|Lexile ® Measure
|Laura Hamilton Waxman
|Ages 7 to 9, Ages 10 to 12
|Lerner Publishing Group