Marie Curie and Her Daughters: The Private Lives of Science's First Family is by Shelley Emling. This amazing biography picks up after the death of Pierre Curie and follows the life of Marie and her daughters, Irene and Eve, through two trips to America, WWII, and the end of their lives. The story is well told and covers matieral most readers may not be familiar with. A book that should encourage girls that a career in science is not only possible, but desirable.
Ratings: 9th grade - 9 out of 10.