OCPL Databases

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World Book Online for Kids-People has easy-to-read articles, images, illustrations, interactive maps, and resources.


Recommended Websites

America's Story from America's Library- Amazing Americans  The Library of Congress invites kids to discover the inventors, politicians, performers, activists and other everyday people who made this country what it is today.

Multnomah County Library Biography is a portal to online resources for biographies about a variety of individuals from scientists and explorers to women in history and famous artists

Multnomah County Library American History offers biographies of historical people related to American history, like presidents, authors and politicians.

Gallery of Achievers  Profiles of people who have made an impact in the world from the 20th Century and beyond.

Inventors’ Hall of Fame is a searchable database. Find individuals who conceived, patented, and advanced the great technological achievements since the birth of our nation.

Internet Public Library’s Presidents of the United States features photos and information on all our presidents, past and present.