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Silver people : voices from the Panama Canal

Author: Margarita Engle
Publisher: Boston ; New York : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fourteen-year-old Mateo and other Caribbean islanders face discrimination, segregation, and harsh working conditions when American recruiters lure them to the Panamanian rain forest in 1906 to build the great canal.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Engle, Margarita.
Silver people
(DLC) 2013037485
(OCoLC)854944309
Material Type: Document, Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Margarita Engle
ISBN: 9780544109223 0544109228
OCLC Number: 874903193
Awards: Winner of Americas Award for Children & Young Adult Literature (Children/Young Adult) 2015
Commended for Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens (Ten to Fourteen) 2015
Commended for Jane Addams Children's Book Award (Books for Older Children) 2015
Description: 1 online resource (260 pages)
Contents: ""Front Cover""; ""Front Flap""; ""Front Matter""; ""Half Title""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Dedication""; ""Epigraph""; ""Contents""; ""The Panama Craze""; ""THE FOREST""; ""The Serpent Cut""; ""THE FOREST""; ""The Cockroach Slide""; ""THE FOREST""; ""Curiosity""; ""THE FOREST""; ""The Silver Ward""; ""THE FOREST""; ""Open Hours""; ""THE FOREST""; ""The Crocodile Bridge""; ""THE FOREST""; ""Sky Castles""; ""THE FOREST""; ""Back Matter""; ""Epilogue: Howl!""; ""Historical Note""; ""Selected References""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Back Flap""; ""Back Cover""; ""Spine""
Responsibility: Margarita Engle.
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Fourteen-year-old Mateo and other Caribbean islanders face discrimination, segregation, and harsh working conditions when American recruiters lure them to the Panamanian rain forest in 1906 to build the great canal.

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