Biographies

Want to learn about a famous person? Try these websites!
 
How to write a biography:
 
Get your facts, then use this BIO-cube to organize your writing!
A directory of biographies on the Web.
www.biography-center.com/

Brainy Quote
http://www.brainyquote.com

S9.com Biographical Dictionary - quick facts
Careful - anyone can edit this website!
Celebrating Women's History (Gale Schools)
 
Distinguished Women of Past and Present
http://www.distinguishedwomen.com/
 
National Women's History Project
 
The History Makers
African American leaders tell about their lives in their own words.
http://www.thehistorymakers.com/
 
Infoplease Biography
Alphabetical index, and also biographies by category, e.g., women, inventors, African Americans, Native Americans, latinos, etc.
http://www.infoplease.com/people.html

Invent Now
Search the Hall of Fame for famous inventors.
http://www.invent.org/

TIME 100: The People Who Shape our World
http://www.time.com/time/2006/time100/

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