History Biographies for Kids

June 17th, 2004 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Recommended Website:
Biographies For Kids:
Famous Leaders for Young Readers

This website offers simple biographies of historical figures including presidents, scientists, and inventors for young readers. The biographies emphasize character, providing examples of how men and women through history demonstrated courage, determination, honesty and a willingness to work.

When you get to the site you will see a brief introduction and then a menu of biographies separated into the following categories:

  • Presidents of the United States
  • American Patriots
  • World Leaders
  • Inventors
  • Explorers
  • Women Who Made A Difference
  • Scientists
  • Educators
  • Physicians
  • Athletes
  • Civil Rights Leaders
  • Composers
  • Artists

The selection in each category is limited, but the biographies that are there provide an interesting introduction to historical figures that might inspire your young students to learn more.


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