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.

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

Invent Now
Search the Hall of Fame for famous inventors.

TIME 100: The People Who Shape our World

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