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Biography Center

Biography Center

In LightSail’s Biography Center, children can explore content about famous and infamous people from history and the present day.

10,000+ Biography articles from World Book Encyclopedia.

Today’s Birthday highlights famous people born on the current day.

Curated biography collections and shelves of biographies are organized alphabetically by last name.

Children can search and sort by area of work or interest, nationality, ethnicity, gender, or time period.

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