The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal

by Peter Benoit

Hardcover(Library Binding - Library Edition)

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Learn about the events that made America what she is today.

In 1881, French developers began an attempt to build a canal linking the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Thirty-three years later, the project was finally completed by U.S. workers, changing shipping and travel routes forever. Readers will learn about the difficulties faced in planning and building the Panama Canal. They will also find out how the canal has shaped the world as we know it today.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780531282052
Publisher: Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Series: Cornerstones of Freedom, Third Series
Edition description: Library Edition
Pages: 64
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 6.70(h) x 0.10(d)
Lexile: 1080L (what's this?)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

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