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Author Blashfield, Jean F.
Title Panama / by Jean F. Blashfield.
Pub Info New York : Children's Press, ©2015.
book jacket
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Descript 144 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 25 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Enchantment of the world. Second series
Enchantment of the world. Second series.
Audience 1020L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.4 3 3 169197
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 134) and index.
Contents A country and a canal -- The curious Isthmus -- The wildlife exchange -- Becoming a crossroads -- A country becomes a nation -- Expanding economy and canal -- The Panameño -- People of faith -- The Panamanian way -- Life among the Panamanians.
Summary Despite its small size, Panama has played a big role in history. Located at the junction of Central America and South America, its famous canal offers the fastest passage between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Readers will learn how Panama was first settled, how it came to be the site of one of the world's most important canals, and what life is like there today.
Subject Panama -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 9780531207895 (library binding)
0531207897 (library binding)
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