In this book, readers will explore the meaning behind this larger-than-life sculpture that is located in the Black Hills region of South Dakota. This 16-page book uses colorful images and informative text to explain how this work of art came to be and why Mount Rushmore has become known as an iconic symbol of the United States. The Visiting U.S. Symbols series for prekindergarten through grade 2 introduces young readers to important U.S. symbols and their locations, while also exploring the history and significance of each. By using language that early readers can understand, these colorful pages capture a child's attention while offering an in-depth look into some of America's most prized symbols.