New Found World

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First edition (publ. Viking Press)

New Found World is a history of Latin America written for children by Katherine Shippen and illustrated by C. B. Falls. It covers the Aztec, the Mayan and the Inca civilizations, the Conquistadors, the search for El Dorado, the coming of Christianity, and the struggle for independence of the colonial powers. [1] The book, illustrated by C. B. Falls, was first published in 1945 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1946.[2]


  1. ^ The Newbery Companion by John Thomas Gillespie and Corinne J. Naden, Libraries Unlimited, 2001, p. 141
  2. ^ "Newbery Medal and Honor Books, 1922-Present". American Library Association. Retrieved 2009-12-30.