Academy of Achievement [ Teens/Mature Teens ] – Introduces the men and women who shaped the 20th century. Includes profiles, biographies, and interviews.
Biographical Dictionary [ 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.
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.
Biography Base [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] – A large collection of biographies on notable men and women.
Biography.com [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] – Short biographies of famous people, ranging from actors and actresses to political leaders and historical figures.
Canadian Heroes in Fact and Fiction [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] – Short illustrated profiled of personalities, both historical and fictional, who have inspired and enriched the nation.
The Great, Famous and Infamous [ Teens/Mature Teens ] – A selection of biographies of people who have shaped the 19th and 20th centuries including actors, authors, and inventors.
Great Men and Women of the World [ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] – Provides biographies of great men and women of the world. Organized into sections on leaders and activists, heroes and humanitarians and scientists. Profiles available in English and French.
Heroes of History [ Kids/Teens ] – Selection of noteworthy persons, their accomplishments and failures.
Images of Greatness [ Kids ] – Fourth and fifth graders write about the lives and characters of twelve famous individuals.
John Dillinger [ Teens/Mature Teens ] – Describes the man known as a desperado, bank robber, and someone that no jail could hold.
MyHero.com [ 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.
Their Stamp on History [ Kids/Teens ] – Explores the lives of important historical people whose pictures have appeared on U.S. postage stamps.
Time 100 [ Kids/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.