About The Author
A former elementary school teacher and college professor, and a long-time resident of Chicago, Mr. Nikola-Lisa is the author of over thirty books for readers young and old. His books for young readers include the award-winning Bein’ With You This Way and the ever-popular Shake Dem Halloween Bones. For the middle-grade reader, he’s the author of How We Are Smart and the semi-autobiographical novel Shark Man. For older readers, he’s written The Men Who Made the Yankees, an early history of the American League’s New York franchise, and From Lectern to Laboratory, an exploration of how developments in science and technology in the early to mid-nineteenth century led to changes in the curriculum of America’s antebellum colleges. His latest book, Circles, Lines, and Squiggles: Astrology for the Curious-Minded, is a deep dive into the strange, but truly fascinating, world of astrology. For more information about the author and his work, please visit www.nikolabooks.com.
Short Stories by the Author
An excerpt from Circles, Lines, and Squiggles: Astrology for the Curious-Minded
When we think of the symbolic nature of numbers, several numbers come immediately to mind: 1, 3, 4, 7, 9, and 12, with each number carrying a set of associations based on their numerical properties...