This section provides a short description of all the major characters in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.
Henri Becquerel - This character is credited with the first discovery of radioactivity.
Dr. Curie - Upon a death this character came to be a caretaker for the two girls.
Eve Curie - As a child, this character took little interest in the family preoccupation with science, preferring the study of music, and she had an early career in journalism.
Irene Curie - As a teenager, this character began to assist her mother in the laboratory and was given an official position as an assistant at the Radium Institute in 1918.
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