Parks, Deborah A.
PARKS, Deborah A.
PARKS, Deborah A. American, b. 1948. Genres: Travel/Exploration. Career: Freelance researcher/writer, 1971-72; BBDO Advertising Agency, market researcher/writer, 1972-73; Somers High School, Westchester Board of Co-Operative Education, secondary school teacher 1973-76; freelance editor, writer, and educational consultant, 1976-77; Prentice Hall Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, associate editor, 1977-79; Scholastic Inc., NYC, staff writer/ editor, 1979-81; Harcourt Brace Jovanovich Inc., NYC, senior supervisory editor, 1981-85; Editorial Directions, president/owner, 1985-91; editorial consultant and author/editor/reporter for publishing clients and news magazines, Fishkill, NY, 1991-. Publications: Climb Away: A Mountaineer's Dream (adventure), 1996; Eleanor Roosevelt: Freedom's Champion, 1999; Jane Addams: Freedom's Innovator, 2000; John Paul II: The Pope from Poland, 2002. Author and developer of U.S. and world history books. Contributor to books. Contributor of science and history articles to periodicals. Address: 1167 Rte. 52, Ste. 220, Fishkill, NY 12524, U.S.A.