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La Pine Elementary: Mrs. Hjeresen – African American Biographies


Deschutes Public Library Online Resources


In the “Online Resources” section of the Deschutes Public Library website (www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources), check out the databases in the Homework category! Use your library card (including Library Linx cards) to log in, or use them at a public library. Do a keyword search or browse the categories in these databases for magazine and journal articles covering your topic.

World Book Online Info Finder Biographies
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/worldbook.aspx
World Book Student's Biography Center includes 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.

Kids InfoBits
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gitke.aspx
A database developed especially for beginning researchers in Kindergarten through Grade 5.

Student Resources in Context
http://www.deschuteslibrary.org/onlineresources/gsrc.aspx
Offers easy access to award-winning content based on national curriculum standards. Covering all core curriculum areas, including history, literature, science, social studies, and more, Student Resources in Context provides a premium selection of reference material, more than 1,100 full-text periodicals and newspapers, primary sources, creative works, and multimedia, including hours of video and audio clips and podcasts.


Books


Browse the biographies at the La Pine Public Library or search the online catalog for your subject.


Websites


The MY HERO project
myhero.com/go/search/

Women in History
www.lkwdpl.org/wihohio/figures.htm

Barack Obama
http://www.whitehouse.gov/about/presidents/barackobama

Jazz Biographies, including Louis Armstrong
http://www.pbs.org/jazz/biography/

African American biography sites from Multnomah Public Library
https://multcolib.org/homework-center/biographies#african_american



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