Story of Mount Rushmore

Story of Mount Rushmore

Cornerstones of Freedom series
by Andrew Santella
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
Trade Paperback, 30 pages
Price: $5.95

Historical Setting: South Dakota, 1927-1941 A. D.

This 32 page book is jam-packed with information on the Mount Rushmore National Monument. It tells about the life of the creator, Gutzon Borglum, why he selected the Black Hills of South Dakota for the sculpture, and the sheer enormity of the project. Geared for ages 9-11, grades 4-6, it includes both color and black & white photographs, a glossary, and a timeline of the events surrounding the building of the monument. Nicely laid out and interesting.

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