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The Bulletin Dozen is a monthly theme-based booklist available as an online-only Bulletin feature. Since we're awfully fond of bakers here at the Bulletin, we thought we'd adopt their philosophy of generosity and throw in an extra one or two when we have them to offer--so don't expect an even dozen. Please feel free to copy, download, or link to these lists. We ask only that you cite the source. See the archive for lists from previous months.

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Life Preservers: Biographies and Autobiographies of Character
--selected by Cindy Welch, Reviewer

There are many ways to tell the story of someone's life: in pictures or anecdotes or poetry. This month's Dozens revisit some of the world's most famous people – and some who may be new to young readers--to illustrate the richness of biography and the interesting ways we can tell our stories.

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