William "Bill" Clinton, U.S. President
Aug. 19, 1946-
Lives of the Presidents: Fame, Shame (and What the Neighbors Thought) by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Kathryn Hewitt (Harcourt, 1998)
The jazz sax playing 42nd president of the U.S. is highlighted in humor and fact within the pages of this collective biography.
To learn more about Clinton and his presidency, visit the Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Orville Wright, pioneer of flight
Aug. 19, 1871-Jan. 30, 1948
Into the Air: The Story of the Wright Brothers' First Flight by Robert Burleigh, illustrated by Bill Wylie (Silver Whistle/Harcourt, 2002)
Trial and error. And lots of perseverance and smarts. That's what it took to get the first successful flying machine off the ground. Comic-book style art brings the Wright's triumph to life.
Find an online biography of Wright at NASA as well as information at the Wright Brothers National Memorial.