People / Biography: Kids

SFPL Resources

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Biography In Context (Grades 5 and up)
Find biographies about people from history and people currently in the headlines.

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Scholastic Go! (Grades 3 and up)
Search eight encyclopedia databases for biographies of many famous people.

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In Context: Elementary (Grades K to 5)
Search the “People” category to find information about historical people, U.S. Presidents, famous athletes and more.

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In Context: Middle School
Explore curriculum-focused biographies, information and primary sources from many perspectives.


Gallery of Achievers (Grades 4 and up)
Explore profiles and interviews of a diverse group of people who have made a lasting impact on the world.

The Presidents of the United States of America (Grades 4 and up)
Delve into the biographies of US Presidents from the official White House site.