W. Nikola-Lisa is the author of over two-dozen books. His early books reflect his experience as an elementary school teacher, and include the ever-popular Shake Dem Halloween Bones, Bein' With You This Way, and How We Are Smart. His more recent books draw on his academic background as professor emeritus at National-Louis University in Chicago, where he taught in the Graduate School of Education. These books include the award-winning The Men Who Made the Yankees, Dear Frank: Babe Ruth, the Red Sox, and the Great War, and the author's forthcoming book, From Lectern to Laboratory: How Science and Technology Changed the Face of America's Colleges.
To navigate the site, click on a book title in the left-hand menu. There you'll find an image of the book's front cover, several interior shots, and, in some cases, several childhood photos that connect with the theme or content of the book. You'll also find a few other things: background and description, honors and awards, reviews, and an overview of the book's publishing data (author, illustrator, publisher, release date, genre, etc.). There are also links to an online bookseller who carries the book. For more information, or to contact the author, use the links below.