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What Is the Panama Canal? (What Was...?) [Kindle Edition]

Janet Pascal , Tim Foley , Fred Harper

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Before 1914, traveling from the East Coast to the West Coast meant going by land across the entire United States. To go by sea involved a long journey around South America and north along the Pacific Coast. But then, in a dangerous and amazing feat of engineering, a 48-mile-long channel was dug through Panama, creating the world’s most famous shortcut: the Panama Canal!

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5.0 out of 5 stars The Canal in a very few pages 13 Jan. 2015
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Instead of picking up the Land Between the Seas by McCullough as we cruised out of Ft. Lauderdale in November, I ran to B&N and picked up this delightful book. Less expensive, but significantly less weight. We loved it. We gave it to our twin grandsons in Dallas and purchased this for our grandsons in ABQ. Great little book!
5.0 out of 5 stars an excellent choice to learn about how the Panama Canal was built 14 Feb. 2015
By India Jane McCorkle - Published on
Alex says : this is a great book. If I could give it 100 stars, I would. This was my "car book" for several weeks. I read it on the way to school ( preFirst) and read it through several and it is.very interesting and well written. You would like this book.
5.0 out of 5 stars My son loves all the Who was and what was ... 7 Dec. 2014
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My son loves all the Who was and what was books. He has learned so much from them and cannot wait until new ones are released
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars 7 Dec. 2014
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good series of books about historical figure or event
5.0 out of 5 stars Entertaining and Educational. 21 Dec. 2014
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Entertaining and Educational.
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