Richard Panchyk |Author of 33 Books|

Selected Works

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.
A fun-filled thrill ride through Long Island's hidden history that uncovers fascinating remnants of the past.
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.
This book highlights ghosts, pirates, and very large radishes in Long Island's history
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.
A full-color book on everything folk art, from quilts to paintings to tramp art.

World War II for Kids

Since its publication in 2002, this book has earned a reputation as one of the top childrenís books ever written about World War II.

Unlike almost any other book on that era ever written for kids, World War II for Kids takes a global perspective on the war, and features narratives from people who lived in the USA, Great Britain, Germany, Austria, Hungary, and Japan. Though it features a chapter on the American home front, you'll also learn what life was like in other countries during the war. Also included are harrowing true tales from Holocaust survivors. The book regularly appears in the Top 5 among bestsellers in the area of childrenís historical war/​military books.

World War II for Kids is carried by bookstores and museum shops across the nation, including the Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor and FDRís home in Hyde Park.