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Barbara Keevil Parker (1938-) Biography

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Born 1938, in Tacoma, WA; married Duane F. Barbara Keevil Parker Parker (a minister), June 11, 1960; Education: University of Puget Sound, B.A., 1960; Kansas State University, M.S., 1973, Ph.D., 1976. Hobbies and other interests: Travel, toy trains, collecting German nutcrackers.

Agent—c/o Author Mail, Lerner Publications, 241 First Ave. North, Minneapolis, MN 55401.

Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators, American Association of Marriage and Family Therapists.

Parchment and Quill Award, Georgia Society of Healthcare and Training, 1986, 1992; Distinguished Achievement Award, American Society of Healthcare Education and Training 1991.


Christian Celebrations, Pockets of Learning, 1998.

The Lord Is My Shepherd, Pockets of Learning, 1998.

The Good Samaritan, Pockets of Learning, 1998.

North American Wolves, Carolrhoda Books (Minneapolis, MN), 1998.

Susan B. Anthony: Daring to Vote, Millbrook Press (Brookfield, CT), 1998.

(With Duane F. Parker) Miguel de Cervantes, Chelsea House Publishers (Philadelphia, PA), 2003.

Giraffes, Carolrhoda Books (Minneapolis, MN), 2004.

Cheetahs, Lerner Publication Co. (Minneapolis, MN), 2005.

(With Dwayne F. Parker) Canada Lynx, Lerner Publication Co. (Minneapolis, MN), 2005.


Healthcare Education: A Guide to Staff Development, 1986.

Contributor to periodicals, including Grit, Your Big Backyard, Cogniz, Boys' Quest, Collector Editions, Aim, and various professional journals.

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