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Beginning ELL - Heroes Project: Home

Maya Angelou

Cesar Chavez

Dalai Lama

Albert Einstein

Anne Frank

Jesse Jackson

What's Here

Each hero has a box with links to websites and database articles. The boxes are in alphabetical order. In each box, the first link contains the shortest, most basic article. The other links are to longer, more complex articles.

Remember, links with a "key" picture are database articles. If you are not at school, you will need to log in to access those resources. Take a look at the Home Access box to find out how to use databases from home.

Good luck!

Home Access to Databases

All GBS Library databases and e-books are accessible from home with your GBS Username & Password. 

If you see the screen shown below, use your GBS username and password (the same ones you use to login to the GBS computers & Power School) to log in:

If you don't see this screen but are still asked for a username and password:

Click HERE** to access the old-school password list and use the passwords on the list to log in.

If you are having login trouble, please let the Library know by filling out this brief Login Problems Form  so we can fix it.

**You will have to be logged into your GBS Google Apps account to access the document.


Biography Resources

If you need additional articles, try these websites and databases. Just type your person's name into the search box.

GBS & Other Library Catalogs

Click the image below to search the GBS Library's Catalog



Helen Keller

Nelson Mandela

Mother Teresa

Ellen Ochoa

Rosa Parks

Christopher Reeve

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