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Author Engle, Margarita.
Title Silver people : voices from the Panama Canal / Margarita Engle.
Pub Info Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2014]
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J Eng     AVAILABLE
 Centerville Young Adult  YA FICTION ENGLE     AVAILABLE
Descript ix, 260 pages ; 21 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Accelerated Reader MG+ 6.8 2 2 165231
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 257).
Summary 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.
Genre Novels in verse.
Subject Racism -- Fiction.
Segregation -- Fiction.
Rain forests -- Fiction.
Novels in verse.
Racism -- Fiction.
Segregation -- Fiction.
Rain forests -- Fiction.
Panama Canal (Panama) -- History -- Fiction.
ISBN 9780544109414 (hardback)
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