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Elementary School • Biographies & People

Biographies  http://hottopics.lvccld.org/biographies
Need information about someone famous? Learn about historical figures as well as current stars.

Biographies & Famous People  http://hottopics.lvccld.org/biographies
Videos, eBooks and more about famous people.

Biography InContext  http://0-infotrac.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/itweb/lvccld_main?db=BIC1

Biography Center  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/infofinder/biocenter?id=home
Contains thousands of biographies on a wide variety of topics. Start by selecting from one or more categories, choose from our highlighted topics, or search by name:

Historical People - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=Historical%2BPeople&locID=lvccld_main&topic=People&ste=3


Timelines

Timelines - World Book  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/referencecenter/timeline?ac=all
Find a timeline of Political Leaders, World History, Arts & Literature or Science. Create a login to edit the timeline and make it your own.


African-Americans

African American History Challenge  http://www.brightmoments.com/blackhistory/
An interactive quiz that helps you sharpen your knowledge of African American History.

African Americans in the Sciences   https://webfiles.uci.edu/mcbrown/display/faces.html
African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering.


Children's Authors & Illustrators

Favorite Children's Authors and Illustrators  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|0466&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL.BIOCOLL&sw=w
Easy to read essays about popular storytellers and includes a list of selected works, quotes, abundant photos, and sources for further reading.


Explorers

Explorer  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|9780756635503&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.

Explorers - World Book for Kids  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/infofinder/biocentersearch?br1=explorers&search=browse

The Explorers  http://www.42explore2.com/explorers.htm
Find out about what it took to be an explorer. Find biographgies of the explorer you're interested in!


Latinos

Hispanic Heritage Biographies  http://www.galegroup.com/free_resources/chh/bio/
Find biographies of famous Latinos.

Hispanics in the World, and History  http://coloquio.com/famosos/
Find famous Latino scientists, Nobel Prize winners, athletes, or see an alphabetic list!


Mathematicians

Mathographies  http://scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu/Math/MathFolks.html
What is a math biography? A Mathography! Find the biography of your favorite mathematician now.


Scientists & Inventors

See Subject Inventors & Scientists  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=54
More about inventors and scientists.


US Presidents

American Presidents - Kids Infobits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?subTopic=U.S.%2BPresidents&locID=lvccld_main&topic=People&ste=3

Barack Obama  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|3BRB&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Profiles the life and career of the President of the United States, Barack Obama.

Presidents  http://www.ipl.org/div/potus/
Biographies of all the presidents


Women

Children's Encyclopedia of Women  http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/womenenc/womenenc.htm
Biographies of famous women, written by third and fourth graders.

First Ladies' Gallery  http://www.whitehouse.gov/history/firstladies/index.html
Usually the First Lady is married to the President. Sometimes, they're not! Find out more about these amazing women.

Michelle Obama  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|3IWX&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Profiles the life and career of Michelle Obama.


Americans

Meet Amazing Americans  http://americaslibrary.gov/cgi-bin/page.cgi/aa
Discover the inventors, politicians, performers, activists and other everyday people who made this country what it is today.

Who's Who in the Civil Right Movement  http://bit.ly/1cGSgfM
Provides a list and information on civil rights activist.


Sports Figures

Athletes - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Famous%2BAthletes&locID=lvccld_main&topic=People&ste=3

Athletes and Sports Related People - World Book  http://0-www.worldbookonline.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/pl/infofinder/biocentersearch?br1=athletes_and_sports-related_people&search=browse
Provides information on the person, picture, magazine articles, websites & books to read to learn learn more about the person.

Brett Favre  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2MNR&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Profiles the life and career of football superstar Brett Favre.


Musicians

Musicians, Singers & Composers see subject Music, Dance & Art  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=2


Actors

Denzel Washington  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|3HEN&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
A biography of Denzel Washington and his career as an actor, written for young adults.

Will Smith  http://0-go.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/ps/i.do?id=GALE|2MNX&v=2.1&u=lvccld_main&it=etoc&p=GVRL&sw=w
Profiles the life and career of actor Will Smith.


Presidentst & Political Leaders

Government & Political Leaders - Kids InfoBits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Government%2B%2526%2BPolitical%2BLeaders&locID=lvccld_main&topic=People&ste=3


Artists

Artists - Kids Infobits  http://0-galenet.galegroup.com.ilsweb.lvccld.org/servlet/KidsInfoBits?vrsn=127&subTopic=Famous%2BArtists&locID=lvccld_main&topic=People&ste=3

Artists see subject Music, Dance & Art  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=2


Native Americans

Native Americans see subject Native Americans  http://lvccld.org/homeworkhelp/prek-5/topics.cfm?age=2&subj=64


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