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Title: Radium Woman
Author: Eleanor Doorly
Illustrator: Robert Gibbings
Winning Year: 1939

This is a children's biography of the discoverer and inventor of radium and radioactivity, Marie Curie nee Sklodovska. The book is based on her daughter's fascinating account of Marie's life. Marie's discoveries opened the door to deep changes in t