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Encyclopedia > Secret of the Andes
Title Secret of the Andes
Author Ann Nolan Clark
Country United States
Language English
Genre(s) Children's novel
Publisher Viking Press
Released 1952
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)

Secret of the Andes is a novel by Ann Nolan Clark that won the 1953 Newbery Medal. Ann Nolan Clark (Anna Marie Nolan on December 6, 1896, in Las Vegas, New Mexico - 1995) is an United States writer. ... In political geography and international politics a country is a geographical entity, a territory, most commonly associated with the notions of state or nation. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Jane Frank: illustration from Thomas Yoseloffs The Further Adventures of Till Eulenspiegel (1957). ... A publisher is a person or entity which engages in the act of publishing. ... Viking Press was founded on March 1, 1925, in New York City, by Harold K. Guinzburg and George S. Oppenheim. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article may require cleanup. ... The barcode of an ISBN . ... Ann Nolan Clark (Anna Marie Nolan on December 6, 1896, in Las Vegas, New Mexico - 1995) is an United States writer. ... The John Newbery Medal is a literary award given by the Association for Library Service to Children of the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the outstanding American book for children. ...

Plot summary

Cusi is a 19th century Incan boy who lives in a high mountain valley with an old llama herder named Chuto. Chuto raised Cusi in a traditional Incan fashion, although the Spanish culture was prevalent in Peru since the conquest of the Incan Empire. Although eager for adventure, Cusi is still drawn to the home he has known all his life. Cusi sets out from his home to try to find a family, but discovers that Chuto is all the family he needs. For other meanings of Inca, see Inca (disambiguation). ... This article does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...

Preceded by
Ginger Pye
Newbery Medal recipient
Succeeded by
...And Now Miguel

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