Biographies

Online Resources

Kids InfoBits. Grades K-5. Complete with an engaging, developmentally appropriate graphic interface, reference content and magazines for elementary students, Kids InfoBits addresses the way kids learn and conduct research.

Grolier Online. At home access and In–library use. Grades 3 and up. With over 55 million words, 50,000 websites, and several hundred thousand magazine articles, finding authoritative, age-appropriate and subject-specific information is easy. Users have access to award-winning databases, special features, multimedia presentations, an interactive atlas, dictionaries, and much more.

Gale Virtual Reference Library. Grades 4 and up. Read biographies and more online without leaving the comfort of your home  from books that you might also find on our reference shelves.  Titles include Encyclopedia of World Biography and the Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. History.

Websites

Gallery of Achievers. Grades 4 and up. Profiles of people who have made an impact in the world from the 20th Century and beyond.

The Presidents of the United States of America. Grades 4 and up. From the White House, the site gives profiles of the Presidents of the United States, including photographs and links to other websites.