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A site from the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands provides an alphabetical listing. A brief biography of people throughout history is provided.
Over 20,000 biographies are available from Biography. The site offers a list of “This Week’s Top Biographies” and a “Born on This Day” section. Information is gathered from the TV show and magazine entitled “Biography”.
- Biographies Plus Illustrated
H.W. Wilson’s collection of 95,000+ biographies from over 50 reference titles, thousands of biographical magazine articles, and over 20,000 printable images. Search by name, profession, ethnic background, place of birth and more.
Website for the Cleveland Plain Dealer
- News Herald
Website for the News Herald
- Time For Kids
From Time magazine, this news site includes access to the newsmagazine in editions aimed for grades K-1, grades 2-3, grades 4-6 and in Spanish.
- Washington Post Online: Education: KidsPost
Produced by the Washington Post, this site provides a student’s edition of the news, spotlights a few news stories and provides an archive to read the news from the previous week.