My Bookcon 2019 Experience!

[My overall Bookcon 2019 Haul, not including my Dad's and Derek's books. Only two were purchased for $4 and $5, respectively.] Bookcon 2019 was a blast! For those of you who don't know what I'm talking about, Bookcon is a weekend-long nerdfest for readers, authors, and publishing personnel. In other words: paradise! Bookcon 2019 was …

Family Matters: A Review of Three Picture Books

FAMILY MATTERS, by Alexa O’Kane (A review of three picture books: Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs, Born Yesterday: The Diary of a Young Journalist, and The World’s Greatest Lion.) Picture books about families are anything but rare in the children’s literature community, but certain stories still prove to be special. Nana Upstairs & Nana Downstairs …