Quick Picks: Panama Canal

100 years ago the Panama Canal officially opened.  Read all about it!

The new title:

Silver People
Silver People: Voices from the Panama Canal by Margarita Engle

Poems tell the stories of young people working to build the canal, and the conditions they endured.

 

 

 

 

The old favorite:

locks crocs and skeetersLocks, Crocs, & Skeeters: The Story of the Panama Canal by Nancy Winslow Parker

A mixed-media work of nonfiction introduces some of the individuals involved in the canal with a bit of humor and plenty of maps.

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