Voices From the Panama CanalBook - 2014
Fourteen-year-old Mateo and other Caribbean islanders face discrimination, segregation, and harsh working conditions when American recruiters lure them to the Panamanian rain forest in 1906 to build the great canal.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 
Branch Call Number: YA F ENG
Alternative Title: Voices from the Panama Canal
From Library Staff
Written in verse, Silver People shares the lives and experiences of the people who built the Panama Canal.