Don Nardo is a historian and award-winning writer who specializes in the ancient world, especially the civilizations of Greece and Rome. He taught high school for eight years, while writing part-time, before devoting himself to his research and book-writing full time. In the past two decades, he has published nearly 200 volumes on diverse historical topics. And having earned numerous favorable reviews, he is widely recognized as the country's leading writer of historical works for young adults. Mr. Nardo also composes and arranges symphonic music and writes screenplays and teleplays. For more information, see his official web site at www.nardopublishing.com.