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The Panama Canal

by Stefoff, Rebecca, 1951-

Format: Print Book 2016
Availability: Available at 2 Libraries 2 of 2 copies
Available (2)
Location Collection Call #
Monroeville Public Library Juvenile Non-fiction J 627.13 STEFOFF
Location  Monroeville Public Library
 
Collection  Juvenile Non-fiction
 
Call Number  J 627.13 STEFOFF
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Children's Non-Fiction j 627.13 Ste
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Children's Non-Fiction
 
Call Number  j 627.13 Ste
 
 
Summary
This title explores and explains how the Panama Canal was built. The canal's construction is described in terms of the engineering process. The book explores why the canal was built and describes the design stages and technologies used during construction. The book also describes the challenges builders faced while building the canal.
Contents
Digging across America
Needed: a shortcut for ships
How do you get a ship over a mountain?
Huge tools for a huge task
Beating sickness and blasting rock.

Additional Information
Series Fact finders. Engineering wonders.
Subjects Canals -- Panama -- Design and construction -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Panama Canal (Panama) -- Design and construction -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Canal Zone -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Panama -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Publisher North Mankato, Minnesota :2016
Audience Ages 8-9.
Grades 4 to 6.
Language English
Description 32 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781491481981
1491481986
9781491482025
1491482028
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