Richard Panchyk |Author of 28 Books|

Selected Works

History/Government
This book takes the reader on a journey through American history, highlighting 70 of the most important moments in our country's history and providing the context for each of the keys to understanding our history.
Geography
Learn all about geography and maps from a global perspective.
Folklore
This book highlights ghosts, pirates, and very large radishes in Long Island's history
Science
A book that teaches kids how infrastructure works, with fun activities.
A lavishly illustrated book chronicling the life and times of Galileo.
The primer on archaeology for kids of all ages. Used by schools and libraries nationwide, recommended by several organizations.
History
A richly illustrated history of one of the greatest cities in the world.
A history of the Court with highlights of the important cases.
A history with 25 activities and numerous firsthand accounts by soldiers, sailors, marines, Holocaust survivors, and homefront patriots.
Art
A full-color book on everything folk art, from quilts to paintings to tramp art.

Galileo for Kids

This book chronicles the life of Galileo Galilei, one of the most brilliant scientists who ever lived. It covers the history of astronomy up until Galileo's time, and then whisks the reader on a magical journey from his birth in 1564 to his infamous heresy trial and death in 1642. Galileo's world is illuminated through his own letters and the letters of his friends and enemies. Along the way, kids get to try more than 20 fun activities. Foreword by the world famous astronaut and scientist Buzz Aldrin.