Take a road trip along one of America's most famous roads, Route 66 This social studies book details how Route 66 changed American life. Route 66 stretched more than 2,000 miles and was one of the first major U.S. highways. This teacher-approved book shows students the important role this road played in United States industries and culture, including its connection to American Indian tribal lands. The book covers the geography, history, and economics surrounding Route 66 in an easy-to-follow way. With a glossary and index, useful discussion questions, and other key features, this book brings the rich history of Route 66 to life for students.