Building Mount Rushmore
Engineering North America's Landmarks
Reading Level: 3
Interest Level: 2-5
This iconic monument in South Dakota celebrates presidents who represent the founding, expansion, protection, and preservation of the United States. Carving the heads out of granite also represented a tremendous challenge to the workers and engineers who spent fourteen years laboring in harsh weather to finish the job. This book tells the story of this dangerous and daring project, from conception through completion.