Peter Burchard - Juvenile Fiction - 1973 - 95 pages
A youth volunteers for spy activity in the Civil War and is instructed to get information about Island Number Ten, a Confederate strongpoint in the Mississippi.
Peter Burchard - History - 1980 - 154 pages
The 16-year-old king of New York's newsboys, a staunch supporter of Boss Tweed, enlists the help of his friends throughout the city to find out who is responsible for a ...
Peter Burchard - Gangs - 1967 - 255 pages
Recounts the fortunes of a Scottish youth, abandoned when his ship sails without him, in the Fourth Ward slums of lower Manhattan during a period when political gangs ruled the ...
Peter Burchard - Balloons - 1960 - 48 pages
The history of ballooning, from the smoke-filled bags of the Montgolfier brothers, to the giant "Skyhook" balloons used for high-altitude research and the "Echo" space balloons ...
Peter Burchard - Courage - 1960 - 94 pages
Sixteen-year-old Jed, a veteran fighter in the Union Army, rescues a small Confederate boy and takes him back to his Mississippi home.