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MacLeod, Elizabeth.
Toronto : Kids Can Press, 2004.
IL 3-6, RL 6.1
ISBN 155337570X
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Marie Curie was one of the first female scientists.  She was the first woman to win the Nobel prize for science.  And she even won it twice!  Marie was born in Poland in 1867.  Poland was not a free country then and Marie and her family resented the Russians who ruled them.  Marie was an extremely bright young girl who was always at the top of her class.  But girls were not allowed to go to college but Marie went to Paris to study science.  And the world is better off for her education.  Find out what makes Marie Curie so important in her biography.
SUBJECTS:     Curie, Marie, 1867-1934.
                        Women -- Biography.


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