"These essays use simple language and explain terms that might be unfamiliar to young readers...the entries are readable and quite useful."
--ARBA, August 2008
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-- ARBA (January 2003)
"In addition to high-profile individuals . . . it includes others whose contributions were less celebrated but nonetheless left their mark on American life. With the addition of these lives, the value of the Encyclopedia of World Biography has increased."
-- Rettig on Reference on gale.com (February 1999)