​​ROUTES 'N ROOTS: 
AN EXPLORER'S GUIDE TO AMERICA 

An authentic BackPax Book and AudioJourney for children 8+ 
Downloadable eBook and MP3
$16.95


America the Beautiful. There isn't a food, face, or language that can't be found here. All you have to do is look - and listen - as BackPax whisks you off to adventure with this book-and-audio All-American family album. All you have to do is look - and listen - as BackPax whisks you off to adventure with this book-and-audio All-American family album.


BOOK (not a read-along)

full-color magazine-format eBook 


Celebrate America's cultural wealth: festivals, foods, and family trees from 82 cultures from Austrian to Zuni; New England to New Mexico. Amy's Bat Mitzvah, a Cambodian immigrant child's first New Year's Day, a family's surprising discovery of their first British immigrant ancestors in 1640!
Its' all here plus a crossword puzzle, glossary, the art of kites, pictographs, how to read gravestone rubbings and more.


AUDIO

35-minute live-action audio recorded live on-location from Maine to New Mexico.  Produced with state-of-the-art audio drama technique.


Celebrate the cultural roots and back routes of American with this all- American family album of audio snapshots. A Native American powwow, a New England family pilgrimage to Maine uncovers an 18th century family bible; a car-trip from South Dakota to Montana retracing the thousand-mile covered wagon route detailed in their “Grandma’s Diary” a century earlier; migration stories from Africa, Asia, and the Caribbean.

SPECIAL FEATURE:    

  • Listening Guide 
  • Janus Adams' column: "Homeward Bound"

"Trailing Clouds Backward: A Family Album" 
Photo Credit:  Routes 'n Roots (c) BackPax   

TRACK

SNAPSHOTS
1     Snapshots: a Family Album
2     Native America Gathers: a Powwow
3     Northeast: a Family Pilgrimage
4     "The Strange Circumstance of Plandome's Ghost"
MOVING WESTWARD  
5     Mid-Atlantic Roots: Becoming American
6     Pioneer Days
7     Wagons West: Grandma's Diary
8     Southwest: Making Music

routes 'n roots.