Spring 2020

Marie Curie and Radioactivity

From the Series Graphic Science Biographies

  • Interest Level: Grade 5 - Grade 8   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 6

At the start of the twentieth century, Marie Curie, a Polish physicist and chemist, stunned the scientific world. Her research led to the discovery of two elements, polonium and radium. She also examined the most unusual property of these elements: radioactivity. This graphic biography follows Curie from her early life in Poland to her scientific education in France. It also spotlights her work with Pierre Curie and her efforts to treat wounded soldiers during World War I.

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Interest Level Grade 5 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Genre Graphic Novels, Nonfiction
Subject STEM, STEM: Interdisciplinary
Copyright 2020
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Graphic Universe ™
Language English
Number of Pages 40
Publication Date 2020-01-01
Text Type Narrative Nonfiction
BISACS JNF062010, JNF051170, JNF062030
Dewey 540.92 [B]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9 x 7
Lexile 540
Guided Reading Level W
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Original artwork, Table of contents, Timeline, and Websites

Author, Illustrator: Jordi Bayarri

Jordi Bayarri is a freelance comic-book artist based in Valencia, Spain.