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Mount Rushmore


Mount Rushmore
Located near Keystone, South Dakota, Mount Rushmore National Monument is a memorial that was designed to celebrate the first 150 years of U.S. history. The memorial consist of sculptures of of four American Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.


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Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills: Including the Badlands (Moon Handbooks)

By Laural A. Bidwell

Avalon Travel Publishing
Released: 2016-04-26
Paperback (272 pages)

Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills: Including the Badlands (Moon Handbooks)
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South Dakota resident Laural A. Bidwell offers her firsthand experience and advice on Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills–including the Southern Hills, the Badlands, and Keystone. Bidwell provides unique travel strategies such as Best Hiking Trails, Viewing Wildlife, and Fossil Collecting in the Parks, Grasslands, & National Forest. With expert tips on the best dining, shopping, accommodations, and camping, Moon Mount Rushmore & the Black Hills gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.

Mount Rushmore (Pull Ahead Books ― American Symbols)

By Judith Jango-Cohen

First Avenue Editions TM
Released: 2003-08-01
Paperback (32 pages)

Mount Rushmore (Pull Ahead Books ― American Symbols)
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Did you know that it took more than fourteen years to carve Mount Rushmore? Why were Washington, Jefferson, Teddy Roosevelt, and Lincoln chosen to be carved? Memorializing the first one hundred and fifty years of American history, Mount Rushmore stands as a symbol of the men and women who helped shape America.

Where Is Mount Rushmore?

By True Kelley

Grosset Dunlap
Released: 2015-02-05
Paperback (112 pages)

Where Is Mount Rushmore?
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It was world-famous sculptor Gutzon Borglum's dream to carve sixty-foot-high likenesses of four presidents on a granite cliff in South Dakota. Does that sound like a wacky idea? Many at the time thought so. Borglum faced a lot of opposition and problems at every turn; the blasting and carving carried out through the years of the Great Depression when funding for anything was hard to come by. Yet Mount Rushmore now draws almost three million visitors to the Black Hills every year. This is an entertaining chronicle of one man's magnificent obsession, which even today sparks controversy.

The Carving of Mount Rushmore

By Rex Alan Smith

Abbeville Press
Paperback (416 pages)

The Carving of Mount Rushmore
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The first book to tell the complete story of Rushmore.

"I had seen the photographs and the drawings of this great work. And yet, until about ten minutes ago I had no conception of its magnitude, its permanent beauty and its importance." —Franklin Delano Roosevelt, upon first viewing Mount Rushmore, August 30, 1936

Now in paperback, The Carving of Mount Rushmore tells the complete story of the largest and certainly the most spectacular sculpture in existence. More than 60 black-and-white photographs offer unique views of this gargantuan effort, and author Rex Alan Smith—a man born and raised within sight of Rushmore—recounts with the sensitivity of a native son the ongoing struggles of sculptor Gutzon Borglum and his workers.

Mount Rushmore Guide Laminated Card

By Franko Maps Ltd.

Franko Maps Ltd.
Map (2 pages)

Mount Rushmore Guide Laminated Card
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A handy guide before your visit to this national treasure, and a great souvenir after! Map, fun facts and history of the monument, with wonderful photos. All on a sturdy, laminated card. 5.5" x 8.5" with hole for lanyard.

Mount Rushmore: 57 Fascinating Facts For Kids (Volume 28)

By Peter Nielsen

CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Paperback (32 pages)

Mount Rushmore: 57 Fascinating Facts For Kids (Volume 28)
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The Mount Rushmore National Memorial, a huge sculpture carved into the Black Hills of South Dakota, has become one of America's best loved icons. The images of four of America's greatest presidents are carved into the granite of Mount Rushmore, a task that took 14 years to complete. Peter Nielsen delivers a comprehensive list of facts about Mt. Rushmore, explaining how the project took shape, from the original idea to the final completion. Reading a long book can be overwhelming for a child, but Nielsen gives you the Mount Rushmore story in 57 easy to understand segments. We are sure that that you will be fascinated by the facts about Mount Rushmore in our book and that you will be encouraged to learn more about this majestic American national symbol.

Mount Rushmore (Wonders of America)

By Marion Dane Bauer

Simon Spotlight
Released: 2007-05-08
Paperback (32 pages)

Mount Rushmore (Wonders of America)
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Mount Rushmore is the most visited place in the United States. Learn the story about how this wonder of America was made.

Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures #1: The Mount Rushmore Calamity

By Jeff Brown

HarperTorch
Released: 2009-04-21
Paperback (96 pages)

Flat Stanley s Worldwide Adventures #1: The Mount Rushmore Calamity
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There’s no place on Earth a flat kid can’t go! Join Stanley on his very first adventure in the renowed Flat Stanley's Worldwide Adventures series!

Ever since Stanley Lambchop was flattened by a bulletin board, every trip is an adventure!

The whole Lambchop family is off to see Mount Rushmore. But when Flat Stanley and his brother, Arthur, team up with a scrappy cowgirl named Calamity Jasper, their vacation turns into the Wild West experience of a lifetime. Pretty soon, they find themselves in a real tight spot—even for a flat boy like Stanley!

Don’t miss all of Flat Stanley’s worldwide adventures in this chapter book series!

M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet (Discover America State by State)

By William Anderson

Sleeping Bear Press
Released: 2005-04-01
Hardcover (40 pages)

M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet (Discover America State by State)
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South Dakota is home to an endless supply of American history and Americana. Did you know the world's largest drug store calls Wall, SD home? Or how about the triceratops was one of the state's earliest settlers? What about the prairie the Ingalls family called home? De Smet. Also in South Dakota! The answers to all of these and many more are is the latest Sleeping Bear Press A to Z state exploration - M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet. The state's charm and significance in American folklore goes beyond those four presidents' wonderful mugs and it's all captured here in poem and expository text for citizens and tourists of all ages. M is for Mount Rushmore: A South Dakota Alphabet is a welcome addition to the Sleeping Bear Press library and is sure to find a special place in homes, schools and libraries throughout the nation. Written and illustrated by the first time pairing of children book pros, author Bill Anderson and artist Cheryl Harness, M is for Mount Rushmore is the tribute to South Dakota readers will love. Well known in South Dakota circles and the country for his Little House work, Bill brings his poignant pen to M is for Mount Rushmore and the verse and text flow with feeling and pride. And breathing life into Mr. Anderson's prose is incredible images of Cheryl Harness. Bringing years of experience and an eye for extraordinary, Cheryl's images capture the grace and wonderment that is South Dakota.


 
 
 

 
 
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