Biographies For Kids and Teens

2010 Time 100

Presents short profiles of one hundred people, considered by Time to be the most influential leaders, artists, sports people, thinkers and heroes of our day.

Academy of Achievement

Bibliographic information featuring leaders, thinkers and pioneers who have shaped the world. Image gallery also presented.

American Experience: Public Enemy #1

Features a film review of the movie about the legendary outlaw John Dilinger.

American Heroes of the Twentieth Century

Student produced site offering short profiles of the leaders, artists and business people they consider the most influential.

Biographical Studies

Contains brief background of famous mathematicians, artists, scientists, Roman ruler, and inventors. Includes bibliographies and photos.

Biographies for Kids: Famous Leaders for Young Readers

Provides articles that detail the life stories of presidents, inventors, educators, scientists, business women, and other renowned people.

Biography Base

Searchable database containing a wide range of biographies and related resources of different personalities.

Online destination of A&E's popular, award-winning documentary series.

Children's Encyclopedia of Women

Collection of biographies on some of the world's most influential women.

Famous People with Disabilities

Resource for information on renowned people that have physical or mental unfitness.

Heroes of Yore and Lore

Presenting facts and information of different Canadian heroes.

Liberty’s Kids

Site of the animated series presenting people and personalities who helped shape the nation.

My Hero

Features biographies of selected famous people throughout history. Includes links to related pages.

My Hero Project

Educational web project that celebrates the best of humanity.

PBS History

Provides information on ancient world history, biographies of well known American personalities, and PBS programs.

Searchable biographical dictionary of famous people from past to present.

William Palmer

Details the life story of the infamous person, along with information on the crime he was accused of.

World of Biography

Featuring a broad array of biographies of personalities from various categories.

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