What Is the Panama Canal? (What Was...?)

What Is the Panama Canal? (What Was...?)

What Was?
by Janet Pascal, Tim Foley (Illustrator)
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
1st Edition, ©2014, ISBN: 9780448478999
Trade Paperback, 108 pages
Price: $5.99
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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