Where Is Mount Rushmore? (Where Is?) (Paperback)

Where Is Mount Rushmore? (Where Is?) By True Kelley, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator) Cover Image
By True Kelley, Who HQ, John Hinderliter (Illustrator)
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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.

About the Author

True Kelley is the author-illustrator of Who Was Pablo Picasso? and the author of Who Is Dolly Parton?, Who Was Abigail Adams?, and Who Was Roald Dahl?

Product Details
ISBN: 9780448483566
ISBN-10: 0448483564
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
Publication Date: February 5th, 2015
Pages: 112
Language: English
Series: Where Is?