Willard Heroes Project

Heroes inspire us to stand up for our beliefs and think about the world beyond us. Use these resources and tools to help you research a hero that inspires you.

Using databases from the Berkeley Public Library
  1. Open your web browser and go to the Berkeley Public Library.
  2. Click on "Search Online Resources"
  3. Click on "Kids"
  4. Find "Biography in Context"
  5. Use your library card to log in
  6. Enter search term in search box
  7. Look at drop down menu to help with spelling

** Make sure you write down full citation (look at the bottom of articles)


General Databases and Search Sites:
Individual heroes:

Rigoberta MenchĂș

Marian Anderson
Claudette Colvin
Sally Ride
Fannie Lou Hamer
Mahatma Gandhi
Muhammad Ali