Message in the Mountain (Time Spies)

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The Time Spies summit Mount Rushmore!

The Chapman kids travel back to 1934 where they meet Gutzon Borglum, sculptor of America's greatest engineering and artistic marvel, Mount Rushmore. When the Time Spies arrive, Borglum's in trouble. His massive sculpture of Jefferson has cracked and a mystery is afoot that threatens to scuttle the entire project. Can the Time Spies find a way to save an American masterpiece?

In each Time Spies book, after a mysterious new guest arrives at the inn, the spyglass whisks the children back in time to meet both famous and unsung heroes from America's past. At the end of each story, the kids arrive home to find a letter which offers fun facts about the adventure and suggests a mission readers will want to try. In this ninth title, the Time Spies solve a mystery on Mount Rushmore and meet the mountain's famous creator, Gutzon Borglum.

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Candice Ransom is the author of more than a hundred books for children. Her books have been named to many noteworthy lists including ALA's Recommended Books for Reluctant Readers, ABA's Pick of the List, the New York Public Library's One Hundred Titles for Reading and Sharing, IRA Children's Choice, and IRA Teacher's Choice. Candice holds a Masters in Writing for Children from Vermont College and is currently earning her Masters in Children's Literature at Hollins University. She lives with her husband and four cats in George Washington's boyhood hometown: Fredericksburg, Virginia.

Greg Call is the illustrator of The New York Times best-selling Peter and the Starcatchers and Peter and the Shadow Thieves, and the Neverland series. He has been recognized for his work repeatedly and has gained awards from the Society of Illustrators and Addy among others.

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