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Secret of the Andes

Written by Ann Nolan Clark
Published by Puffin Books
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Oct 28, 1976
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A Newbery Medal Winner

An Incan boy who tends llamas in a hidden valley in Peru learns the traditions and secrets of his ancestors.

“The story of an Incan boy who lives in a hidden valley high in the mountains of Peru with old Chuto the llama herder. Unknown to Cusi, he is of royal blood and is the ‘chosen one.’ A compelling story.”—Booklist

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classics
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fiction
Locations:
Latin America
Peru

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Book Topics › Incas
Children's Books About Incas
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Ann Nolan Clark

Born in Las Vegas, New Mexico, <b>Ann Nolan Clark</b> graduated from New Mexico Highlands University in 1919 with a degree in education. For many years she worked for the US Bureau of Indian Affairs as a teacher of Native American students. After noticing that her Tesuque Pueblo school had scarcely any educational material geared toward Native Americans, she began to write children’s books that catered to the language and culture of her students. While traveling through Mexico, Guatemala, Peru, Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Brazil under the employment of the Institute of Inter-American Affairs, Clark was inspired to write her 1953 Newbery Medal-winning book <i>Secret of the Andes</i>.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780140309263
Publication Date:
October 28, 1976
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0140309268

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