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Marie Curie and the Power of Persistence - (My Super Science Heroes) by Karla Valenti (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 48

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series Title: My Super Science Heroes

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Sourcebooks Explore

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: Science & Technology

Author: Karla Valenti

Language: English

Street Date: April 7, 2020
TCIN: 79564517
UPC: 9781728213569
Item Number (DPCI): 247-38-7918
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

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"What if superheroes didn't have supernatural powers, but were humans with incredible drive, who worked really hard to expand their knowledge? What if our superheroes were scientists? This first book in the My Super Science Heroes series is about Marie Curie and her many glowing achievements. Using a fictionalized storytelling approach, [the book examines] Curie's many accomplishments [and] the power of persistence, and [may empower readers] to become science superheroes themselves"--



Book Synopsis



Meet Marie Curie. Famous physicist, chemist, and... superhero?

What if superheroes didn't have supernatural powers but instead were humans with amazing brain power? What if superheroes were scientists?

Super Evil Nemesis is determined to stop Marie Curie and the spread of knowledge. When he sends one of his craftiest minions on a mission to try all the tricks he knows, Marie Curie must use her brains and will to fight against all the obstacles that come her way. But is it enough?

Can she prevent Super Evil Nemesis from taking over the world? Does she have the power to become one of the most influential scientists in history? Only time will tell...

This first book in the My Super Science Heroes series uses a fictionalized storytelling approach to teach readers about Curie's amazing achievements, and is sure to empower them to become superheroes themselves!

Includes a scientific glossary and detailed information on Marie Curie's scientific accomplishments.

Published in partnership with the Marie Curie Alumni Association, a nonprofit dedicated to promote research and curiosity and to enhance research and professional collaboration.



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In addition to being packed with biographical information and detailed illustrations, My Super Science Heroes drives home some of the qualities behind successful scientists. The books show young readers that just because we encounter problems doesn't mean we have to let them get in the way of our goals, or of what we believe is right.


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