My Selection — “Robyn’s Book” an OwnVoices Story That Changed My Life

Sandi Parsons
Feb 20, 2021 · 3 min read

The power of connection should never be underestimated

Cover image for Robyn’s Book by Robyn Miller published by Scholastic/Point 1986

I was a vicarious reader, inhaling stories at a rapid rate. Stories took me places my wonky lungs couldn’t. But stories were things that happened to other people — not me. Because I never saw my life reflected in a book.