The Panama Canal (Great Structures in History)

By Lynette, Rachel

Publishers Summary:
The Panama Canal is one of the most important waterways in the world. It was also one of the most ambitious building projects ever to be completed. This book tells how America built the canal 85 feet above sea-level despite overwhelming obstacles including deadly tropical diseases and massive landslides.

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978-0-73771-559-0
Publisher
Kidhaven


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Reviewed on March 1, 2005

Gr 4-7 Slim series titles that focus on how and why these early structures were built, construction obstacles, and cultural and practical significance. Restorations, and present conditions and uses are also examined. Information is presented in a straightforward manner with lots of description, but the writing is uneven. ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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