This category has biographies and autobiographies suitable for children to read and use for enjoyment or for schoolwork. Biographies may be brief and sites sites may have several, perhaps connected by occupation, but the information contained should have the basic details, e.g. birth and death dates, some details of the life lived, major accomplishments, and so forth.
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The 2009 TIME 100
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Profiles the 100 most influential people of the 20th century as selected by TIME Magazine in five fields -- leaders and revolutionaries, artists and entertainers, builders and titans, scientists and thinkers, and heroes and icons.
[ Kids/Teens ] Provides short profiles of modern day leaders.
Academy of Achievement
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Introduces the men and women who shaped the 20th century. Includes profiles, biographies, and interviews.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Contains information on more than 28,000 notable people from ancient times to the present day. Searchable by names, keywords, and dates.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Gives brief backgrounds of famous scientists, mathematicians, artists, Roman ruler, inventor and theologians, includes portrait photos and bibliographies.
Biographies for Kids
[ Kids ] Famous leaders page offers short biographies political leaders, scientists, inventors, athletes, and others who made a great impact on their world. Stories are written for elementary school students, and each page includes links and a dictionary of terms.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A large collection of biographies on notable men and women.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Short biographies of famous people, ranging from actors and actresses to political leaders and historical figures.
Encyclopedia of World Biography
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Illustrated biographies of notable individuals.
Famous People with Disabilities
[ Kids/Teens ] Short biographies of about a dozen famous people.
Heroes of History
[ Kids/Teens ] Selection of noteworthy persons, their accomplishments and failures.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Describes the man known as a desperado, bank robber, and someone that no jail could hold.
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells the stories of ordinary people who have accomplished extraordinary things.
PBS - History
[ Kids/Teens ] Contains biographies of dozens of men and women whose lives have shaped the course of history.
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] Explores the life of man hanged as a serial killer. Evidence about the crimes and the trial are presented so you can form your own opinion of guilt or innocence.
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