Chats with Mike: Roslyn "Roz" Edwards
Being read a story: It isn't just for kids
January 21, 2021
I've known Roz Edwards for almost thirty years. I've also known how fun storytelling can be for kids and what she began to do when the world shut down with COVID-19 is a story I needed to hear.
Edwards, like many grandparents, has always enjoyed reading to her grandchildren. In March, she read a book about Marco Polo to her youngest granddaughter, Margot, through Zoom. That month, schools went to distance learning, and she knew many kids weren't going to have that experience. It was also time for Spring Break.
"What were kids going to do?" Edwards asked herself. "There wouldn't be the usual...