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Building the Panama Canal

Author: Sue Vander Hook
Publisher: Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Essential events.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Readers will learn about the historic quests to find a pathway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, France's pursuit in building a canal, and the United States' first trials in building the Panama Canal. Also covered are the key players in the canal's construction and the canal's worldwide impact on commerce and travel.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Vander Hook, Sue, 1949-
Building the Panama Canal.
Edina, Minn. : ABDO Pub. Co., ©2010
(DLC) 2009030373
(OCoLC)428436820
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sue Vander Hook
ISBN: 9781616133306 1616133309
OCLC Number: 768770473
Notes: "Essential library"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 1 online resource (112 pages) : illustrations (some color), color maps, portraits.
Contents: "Make the dirt fly!" --
Path between the seas --
French begin the dig --
Nicaragua or Panama? --
Revolution and Roosevelt --
Jungle and chaos --
Preparing to dig --
Building the locks --
Hell's Gorge --
Land divided, world united.
Series Title: Essential events.
Responsibility: by Sue Vander Hook.

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Readers will learn about the historic quests to find a pathway between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, France's pursuit in building a canal, and the United States' first trials in building the Panama Canal. Also covered are the key players in the canal's construction and the canal's worldwide impact on commerce and travel.

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