Biographies  Need information about someone famous? Learn about historical figures as well as current stars.
  Biographies & Famous People  Videos, eBooks and more about famous people.
  Biography InContext  
  Biography Center  Contains thousands of biographies on a wide variety of topics. Start by selecting from one or more categories, choose from our highlighted topics, or search by name:
  Historical People - Kids InfoBits  

Actors

  Denzel Washington  A biography of Denzel Washington and his career as an actor, written for young adults.
  Will Smith  Profiles the life and career of actor Will Smith.
 

African-Americans

  African American History Challenge  An interactive quiz that helps you sharpen your knowledge of African American History.
  African Americans in the Sciences   African American men and women who have contributed to the advancement of science and engineering.
 

Americans

  Meet Amazing Americans  Discover the inventors, politicians, performers, activists and other everyday people who made this country what it is today.
  Who's Who in the Civil Right Movement  Provides a list and information on civil rights activist.
 

Artists

  Artists - Kids Infobits  
  Artists see subject Music, Dance & Art  
 

Children's Authors & Illustrators

  Favorite Children's Authors and Illustrators  Easy to read essays about popular storytellers and includes a list of selected works, quotes, abundant photos, and sources for further reading.
 

Explorers

  Explorer  Provides detailed information on the world of exploration, from early expeditions to high-tech trips into space.
  Explorers - World Book for Kids  
  The Explorers  Find out about what it took to be an explorer. Find biographgies of the explorer you're interested in!
 

Latinos

  Hispanic Heritage Biographies  Find biographies of famous Latinos.
  Hispanics in the World, and History  Find famous Latino scientists, Nobel Prize winners, athletes, or see an alphabetic list!
 

Mathematicians

  Mathographies  What is a math biography? A Mathography! Find the biography of your favorite mathematician now.
 

Musicians

  Musicians, Singers & Composers see subject Music, Dance & Art  
 

Native Americans

  Native Americans see subject Native Americans  
 

Presidentst & Political Leaders

  Government & Political Leaders - Kids InfoBits  
 

Scientists & Inventors

  See Subject Inventors & Scientists  More about inventors and scientists.
 

Sports Figures

  Athletes - Kids InfoBits  
  Athletes and Sports Related People - World Book  Provides information on the person, picture, magazine articles, websites & books to read to learn learn more about the person.
  Brett Favre  Profiles the life and career of football superstar Brett Favre.
  Dwayne Johnson  Profiles the life and career of actor and professional wrestler Dwayne Johnson.
  Eli Manning  Profiles the life and career of football superstar Eli Manning.
  Sports  
 

Timelines

  Timelines - World Book  Find a timeline of Political Leaders, World History, Arts & Literature or Science. Create a login to edit the timeline and make it your own.
 

US Presidents

  American Presidents - Kids Infobits  American Presidents
  Barack Obama  Profiles the life and career of the President of the United States, Barack Obama.
  Presidents  Biographies of all the presidents
 

Women

  Children's Encyclopedia of Women  Biographies of famous women, written by third and fourth graders.
  First Ladies' Gallery  Usually the First Lady is married to the President. Sometimes, they're not! Find out more about these amazing women.
  Michelle Obama  Profiles the life and career of Michelle Obama.
  Tyra Banks  Profiles the life and career of supermodel and talk-show host Tyra Banks.
  Women who made a difference  Biograpies of some really important women.