Peter Burchard

Peter Burchard is the author of more than twenty-five books -- both fiction and nonfiction -- for young readers and adults. The last of these is "Lincoln and Slavery, " published in 1999. He is the author of "One Gallant Rush: Robert Gould Shaw and His Brave Black Regiment, " a major historical source for the motion picture "Glory, " which won three Academy Awards. Two of his books were ALA Notable Books and the "New York Times" has praised him highly, saying that "he uses historical fact with...See more