Neal Bascomb

Neal  Bascomb

Neal Bascomb is the author of The Nazi Hunters, which has won multiple honors, including the YALSA Excellence in Nonfiction Award. In a starred review, School Library Journal rated his second young adult novel, Sabotage, superb, and his third young adult novel, The Great Escape, a fantastic selection for avid history readers. He's also the author of six adult nonfiction books about everything from a 1905 Russian submarine mutiny to a modern high school robotics team. Hunting Eichmann, The Perfect Mile, and Winter Fortress were all New York Times and international bestsellers. His novel The Racers was selected a BCCB Blue Ribbon Book, and School Library Journal gave it a starred review, calling it Highly Recommended.

Neal, their family, and his mischievous dog, Moses, live in Philadelphia. Neal Bascomb's website is, and he can be found on Facebook as @nealrbascomb.