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Parker Nelson

Book Processing and Volunteer Coordinator
Start Date: May 2022

Role at Book Harvest: Book Processing and Volunteer Coordinator

Favorite Children’s Book Right Now: “The Spider and the Fly” by Mary Howitt and illustrated by Tony Diterlizzi

Likes & Loves: Parker enjoys learning languages, traveling, plant shopping, and spending time with friends and family.

Community Involvement: Americorps and LiteracyCorps with Duke University

What He Studied: Bachelor of Arts in Contemporary European Studies and Peace, War, and Defense from UNC-Chapel Hill

Experience: Four years volunteer experience working with non-profits in North Carolina. Two years working at a book store.

What he’s hopeful for: That access to books will provide a perspective to children that they haven’t encountered before, creating inclusive, diverse, and accepting spaces.
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