Location Spotlight – Atlanta – Parkside

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Location Spotlight: Parkside Elementary


Parkside Elementary School, located in Atlanta, Georgia, has been with Books In Homes USA’s (BIH) program since 2022.   Books In Homes USA’s General Manager, Jessica Murphy and Mr. Tim Foster, Principal & Ms. Michelin Taylor, Instructional Coach at Parkside worked to introduce the Books For Ownership program to the students.  This program not only inspires each recipient to read, but also helps parents and siblings at home to read.  The program continues to create a legacy for Books In Homes USA students, their families, and the community.


Parkside Elementary is as diverse as the community it represents, Parkside serves the Grant Park, Summerhill, Boulevard Heights, Ormewood Park and Cabbagetown neighborhoods. Nurturing the whole child with a comprehensive core curriculum that includes Spanish and the Arts. The multifaceted approach is joyful and rigorous.   Through partnerships and grants, Parkside is able to provide “extra” learning experiences like the Books For Ownership program with Books In Homes USA.


The Parkside Pandas had quite a day during their school-wide book giveaway where children had the opportunity to select books to take home and add to their home libraries, they are looking forward to their next event.

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