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As you research your resistance leader, consider the following:
- Family life
- Formative experiences
- How they challenged the status quo
Recommended databases for biographies
AES database list (with passwords)
This is the complete list of databases available through the AES library. You can access this document if you are signed in to your AES account.
The complete list of databases and their passwords is above, but these are the databases that will probably be the most helpful as you research your resistance leader.
Choose the Elementary or Middle levels.
This will find magazine articles, encyclopedia entries, and more! You can limit your search my lexile range if that is helpful.
You might be able to find a video about the person you are researching, or you might scan the list of 88 available biographies to get ideas about people to research.
Use your AES email address to log in and find news articles about your resistance leader.
Books in our Library
The library has lots of books that might be helpful for your research or as examples of narrative writing, including these:
Brother Eagle, Sister Sky by
Call Number: E 304.2 SEA
A Suquamish Indian chief describes his people's respect and love for the earth, and concern for its destruction.
Lives of the Musicians by
Call Number: 780.92 KRU
The lives of twenty composers and musicians, ranging from Vivaldi, Mozart, and Bach to Gershwin, Gilbert & Sullivan, and Woody Guthrie, are profiled in this eclectic, humorous, and informative collection.
Seven Brave Women by
Call Number: READ E HEA
A young girl recounts the brave exploits of her female ancestors, including her great-great-great grandmother who came to America in a wooden sailboat.
Alvin Ailey by
Call Number: READ B AILEY
Describes the life, dancing, and choreography of Alvin Ailey, who created his own modern dance company to explore the black experience.
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Linda Hoiseth, MS/HS Librarian
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