Imatge de l'autor

Ann Nolan Clark (1896–1995)

Autor/a de Secret of the Andes

65+ obres 3,214 Membres 24 Ressenyes

Sobre l'autor

Crèdit de la imatge: Something About the Author (Hiles,1995 p.31)

Obres de Ann Nolan Clark

Secret of the Andes (1952) 1,959 exemplars
In My Mother's House (1941) 497 exemplars
Little Navajo Bluebird (1943) 58 exemplars
Santiago (1955) 40 exemplars
There Still Are Buffalo (1942) 38 exemplars
Blue Canyon Horse (1954) 33 exemplars
Looking For Something (1952) 26 exemplars
The Little Indian Pottery Maker (1955) 25 exemplars
Little Herder in Autumn (1970) 24 exemplars
The Desert People (1962) 24 exemplars
The Little Indian Basket Maker (1957) 21 exemplars
Paco's miracle (1962) 19 exemplars
In the Land of Small Dragon (1979) 19 exemplars
All This Wild Land (1844) 18 exemplars
Young Hunter of Picuris (1942) 18 exemplars
Tia Maria's Garden (1963) 17 exemplars
Bear Cub (1965) 17 exemplars
This For That (1965) 17 exemplars
Little Herder in Winter (1970) 15 exemplars
Little Herder in Spring (1940) 15 exemplars
Year Walk (1975) 15 exemplars
Little Herder in Summer (1942) 14 exemplars
Along Sandy Trails (1969) 14 exemplars
Bringer of the Mystery Dog (1943) 13 exemplars
The Hen of Wahpeton (1943) 11 exemplars
Medicine man's daughter (1963) 10 exemplars
Summer Is for Growing (1968) 10 exemplars
Brave Against the Enemy (1944) 10 exemplars
Magic Money (1950) 10 exemplars
Circle of seasons (1970) 8 exemplars
World song (1960) 6 exemplars
To Stand Against the Wind (1978) 6 exemplars
Hoofprint on the wind (1972) 5 exemplars
Brother André of Montreal (1967) 4 exemplars
Third Monkey (1956) 4 exemplars
A Child's Story of New Mexico (1941) 3 exemplars
Linda Rita 1 exemplars

Obres associades

The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 05: In Your Own Backyard (1962) — Col·laborador — 142 exemplars
The Young Folks' Shelf of Books, Volume 09: Call of Adventure (1900) — Col·laborador — 138 exemplars
Writing Books for Boys and Girls — Col·laborador, algunes edicions5 exemplars
Cricket Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 8, April 1974 (1974) — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars


Coneixement comú

Data de naixement
Data de defunció
1995-12-05 (Wiki)
Lloc de naixement
Las Vegas, New Mexico, USA
Llocs de residència
Tesuque, New Mexico, USA
New Mexico Highlands University
materials specialist, Institute of Inter-American Affairs
Premis i honors
Regina Medal (Catholic Library Association|1963)
Distinguished Service Award (Bureau of Indian Affairs|1962)
Biografia breu
Ann Nolan Clark was born in Las Vegas, New Mexico. She graduated from New Mexico Normal School (now New Mexico Highlands University, NMHU) with a degree in education. In 1919, she married Thomas Patrick Clark with whom she had a son.

She began her career teaching English at NMHU. In the early 1920s, she took a job with the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs as an elementary school teacher for children of the Tesuque Pueblo people, a position she held for 25 years. When she saw that the school had scarcely any instructional material geared toward Native Americans, she began writing children's books that incorporated the voices and stories of her students. Her book In My Mother's House, illustrated by Pueblo artist Velino Herrera, was named a Caldecott Honor book in 1942. She wrote about this work in her memoir Journey to the People, published in 1969.

In 1945, she transferred to the Institute for Inter-American Affairs, which sent her to live and travel for five years in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Peru, and Brazil. Those experiences led her to write books such as Magic Money, Looking-for-Something, and Secret of the Andes, which won the 1953 Newbery Medal. Clark wrote 31 books in her career, including some for the Haskell Foundation and the Haskell Indian Nations University at Lawrence, Kansas. In 1962, she received the Bureau of Indian Affairs' Distinguished Service Award.



Lovely illustrations, particularly of the horses!
Eurekas | Hi ha 7 ressenyes més | Apr 27, 2023 |
The rhythm of the free verse is peaceful, not at all the sing-songy pace of so many children's books which attempt to be poetry. This is a book any adult would be happy to read aloud. In fact, this is a book any adult could read for their own enjoyment.
The mare is the main character, and we can feel with her a love of freedom. The young, unnamed boy has a minor role, but his sadness, his wise patience, and his final courage and happiness give us more range for connection. It is set in an unnamed canyon in desert country; the young boy tends a garden of corn, squash, and beans. His skin matches the earth (yes, could be just an artifact of the sparse color palette, but also affirming for the reader whose own skin is not a blank white).
The only word I have trouble with is 'master', to describe the relationship of the boy to horse. I think Clark didn't accurately name the true relatedness. It is easy to substitute "friend" or make up a name for the boy when reading.
I think this short book should be better known. The illustrations are as special as you would expect from a renowned artist.
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juniperSun | Mar 7, 2023 |
As with many Newbery books, I found this fascinating as an adult. I'm not sure my younger self would have liked it. It does seem that Ann Nolan Clark did her research. She traveled extensively and wrote a number of books to capture cultures not usually covered in children's books of the time.
njcur | Hi ha 13 ressenyes més | May 19, 2022 |
This book is a collection of Pueblo Indian poems. This shows the village and village life. The books talks about the customs, the houses, the community and the work that's to be done. It would be a good story to use when referencing how an adobe house is built.This book is from the 1940's, and the colors are faded with black lines.
AlissaAnneMay | Hi ha 7 ressenyes més | Feb 10, 2022 |



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