Exploring World Cultures (First Edition)
Reading Level: 3
Interest Level: 2-5
Panama's role as an international trade center has make it a crossroads of different cultures. This guide introduces readers to the cultural diversity of this Central American country. Readers learn how Panama's history and its canal have shaped the government and lifestyles that exist today. They discover the different indigenous cultures of Panama, as well as its vibrant natural environment. Exciting photographs take readers on a colorful tour of Panama, from Panama City to its beautiful beaches and forests. Sidebars and fact boxes provide accessible and engaging facts as readers explore the complex culture of this crossroads country.