Marie Curie: A Graphic History of the World's Most Famous Female Scientist

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B.E.S. Publishing, 2019 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 128 pages
The remarkable scientist, Marie Curie, is profiled in an entertaining graphic novel!

Learn about Marie's childhood and her days as a bright young student in Russian-occupied Poland all the way to her Nobel Prize--winning work in Physics and Chemistry. Help older children learn about some of the most exciting men and women who have ever lived and present it in a way that they'll actually enjoy! Our Great Lives series is one of our entries in the growing field of nonfiction graphic books. Each book follows the lives of scientists, artists, and activists that made enormous contributions to the world. Following these people from their early childhood days right up until their most extraordinary achievements, kids will discover the many incredible ways that they have impacted our world. These books offer a wonderful way to engage reluctant readers--and create a lifelong reader instead.

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About the author (2019)

About The Author: Agnieska Biskup is a writer and editor based in Chicago. She is a former science editor at the Boston Globe as well as a Knight Fellow at MIT, where she studied science journalism. She served as managing editor of the children's magazine Muse and has written numerous children's books in addition to many articles for newspapers, magazines, and websites. Her books have received awards from Learning magazine, the Association of Educational Publishers, the Society of School Librarians International, and have been chosen as Junior Library Guild selections. She is also a winner of the 2015 American Institute of Physics Science Writing Award in the Writing for Children category.

About The Illustrator:
Sonia Leong
is a multiple award-winning comic artist and member of Sweatdrop Studios. She has worked with the BBC, Channel 4, CNN, Titan, Image, Self Made Hero, Hachette, Walker Books, Tokyopop, VIZ Media, and many others across publishing, advertising, film, and television. Her projects include Assassin's Creed, Doctor Who, Draw Manga: Complete Skills, and Manga Shakespeare: Romeo and Juliet. She is also the author of The Complete Guide To Drawing Manga and Manga Makeovers, both published by B.E.S. Publishing.

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