Mr. Nussbaum’s Biographies
The Mr. Nussbaum Biographies section features over 250 biographies written for kids.
From the Biography Channel, this site features excellent biographical information, photos, news articles, connections with other notable persons, and in some cases videos about the person.
Fact Monster, is a great destination for homework help and facts on thousands of subjects, including sports, entertainment, geography, history, biography, education, and health. Highly ranked in search engines, Fact Monster contains an encyclopedia, almanacs, games, quizzes, research tools, holiday features, lots of self-made microsites for books, and more.
Use Sweet Search to search the web for student friendly and informative sites for students of all ages to use.
S9.com Biographical Dictionary
This dictionary covers more than 33,000 notable men and women who have shaped the world from antiquity to the present. The dictionary can be searched by birth years, death years, positions held, professions, literary and artistic works, achievements, and other keywords. S9.com is a Wikipedia type system that allows anyone to edit biographies or even create their own. S9.com was established in 1997 and since then has grown into one of the largest biography sites on the planet.
Contains nearly 4,000 biographies and is broken into categories such as presidents, musicians, activists, artists, etc. Good starting point to get basic information on a person.