Biography links for 1st graders

 

Filippi biography choices

Vera Katz -City of Portland Website
http://www.portlandonline.com/omf/index.cfm?a=149249&c=44053 and from Portland State University Women's Study Department- http://www.woh.pdx.edu/heroines/VeraKatz/index.html

Arnold Schwarzenegger: World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar836479&st=arnold+schwarzenegger

Martina Navratilova: World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar833887&st=Martina%2520Navratilova

Albert Einstein: World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar830678&st=albert%2520einstein

Maria Von Trapp: http://www.trappfamily.com/story/maria and http://www.trappfamily.com/story/family-memories These are a little wordy. Hope the 5th grader can help cut some of the details. Best I could do…

John Lennon: World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar833642&st=john%2520lennon

Saint Frances Cabrini World Book Student
http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar086400&st=frances+cabrini and an exhaustive biography at http://www.mothercabrini.org/legacy/life1.asp

Levi Strauss: World Book Student
http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar535895&st=levi+strauss

John Muir World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar833862&st=John%2520Muir

Elizabeth Blackwell World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar830220&st=elizabeth%2520blackwell

Heidi Klum--can't find out information that is suitable for this report.

Evgeni Nabokov (yev-GEN-ee nuh-BAH-kahv) very brief bio- http://www.nbcolympics.com/athletes/athlete=11956/bio/index.html and more dubious website: http://russkiyhockey.wordpress.com/2009/12/11/evgeni-nabokov/

Joe Thornton from Kidzworld
http://www.kidzworld.com/article/10969-joe-thornton-biography
a more tedious biography-- http://hockeydraft.ca/players/joe-thornton.aspx

Nadia Comaneci World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar830390&st=Nadia%2520Comaneci

Orlando Cepeda
http://www.latinosportslegends.com/cepeda.htm


Jones Biography Choices

Yo Yo Ma SIRS Discoverer
http://discoverer.prod.sirs.com/discoweb/disco/do/article?urn=urn%3Asirs%3AUS%3BARTICLE%3BART%3B0000030189

Andrew Grove-World Book Student:
http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar749250&st=andrew+grove

Sammy Sosa-World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar831341&st=sammy+sosa

Saint Frances Cabrini World Book Student
http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar086400&st=frances+cabrini and an exhaustive biography at http://www.mothercabrini.org/legacy/life1.asp

Harry Houdini- World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar830032&st=Harry%2520Houdini

Natalie Portman from biography.com
http://www.biography.com/articles/Natalie-Portman-9542326 still a little dicey. Hope the 5th grader can help find the careful bits to share.

Nadia Comaneci World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar830390&st=Nadia%2520Comaneci

Yao Ming SIRS Discoverer (Time for Kids)
http://discoverer.prod.sirs.com/discoweb/disco/do/article?urn=urn%3Asirs%3AUS%3BARTICLE%3BART%3B0000247416

Patrick Marleau—not much on him, mostly on the sport. http://www.legendsofhockey.net/LegendsOfHockey/jsp/SearchPlayer.jsp?player=15101 and NBC Olympics http://www.nbcolympics.com/athletes/athlete=2597/bio/index.html

Martina Navratilova: World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar833887&st=Martina%2520Navratilova

Arnold Schwarzenegger: World Book Kids
http://www.worldbookonline.com/kids/Article?id=ar836479&st=arnold+schwarzenegger

Madeleine Albright World Book Student
http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar011300&st=madeleine+albright

Tuan Vo-Dinh MIT archives for work up to 1990’s http://web.mit.edu/invent/iow/vodinh.html
Then later http://fds.duke.edu/db/pratt/BME/faculty/tuan.vodinh/ just gives his credentials at Duke.

Domingo Ghirardelli
http://www.ghirardelli.com/about/history.aspx

Sammy Sosa- World Book Student
http://www.worldbookonline.com/student/article?id=ar520495&st=sammy+sosa