Love Letters From Mount Rushmore Takes Gold!





Mom’s Choice Awards is known for recognizing and honoring excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. Richard Cerasani-Caine and his book Love Letters From Mount Rushmore has been presented the highly respected Gold Award. Richard is “overjoyed” by the honor!


What exactly is Mom’s Choice Awards? 

About The Mom’s Choice Awards®
The Mom’s Choice Awards® (MCA) evaluates products and services created for children and families. The program is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. The organization is based in the United States and has reviewed thousands of entries from more than 40 countries.

A Mark Of Distinction / A Trusted Resource
Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media look for the MCA mother-and-child Honoring Excellence seal of approval when selecting quality products and services for children and families.

Our Esteemed Panel Of Judges
An esteemed panel of judges includes education, media and other experts as well as parents, children, librarians, performing artists, producers, medical and business professionals, authors, scientists and others.

The Evaluation Process
The MCA judges are bound by a strict code of ethics which ensures expert and objective analysis free from any manufacturer association. The evaluation process uses a propriety methodology in which entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost. Each entry is judged on its own merit. Judges are especially interested in products that help families grow emotionally, physically and spiritually; are morally sound and promote good will; and are inspirational and uplifting.

Philanthropic Spirit
Once the evaluations are complete, all products submitted for consideration are donated to schools, libraries, hospitals and charities.


It is apparent that receiving a Gold from Mom’s Choice Awards is a great success for the book and for Richard as an author. Thank you Mom’s Choice Awards for the recognition! 


A Beautiful South Dakota Sky Complements Love Letters From Mount Rushmore Book Signing



This photo was taken by Richard Cerasani-Caine after his book signing for Love Letters from Mount Rushmore. Such a unique and majestic sky can only be seen as a good thing! Richard states that he has never seen anything like it in his life and he had to stop to snap a picture with his smart phone. 


Even the Presidents are excited about ‘Love Letters’!

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Earlier this week; Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Roosevelt, visited Prairie Pages Bookseller in Pierre, SD. The guys were thrilled about the recently published, ‘untold’ story about their stone counterparts…so thrilled in fact, that they paraded around town to spread the news! Read the full story on the South Dakota Historical Society Press’s blog. Join in on the fun by getting your own copy of Love Letters From Mount Rushmore!


Visit your local bookstore today to pick up Love Letters from Mount Rushmore, by Richard Cerasani. Orders can also be placed online at or by calling (605) 773-6009.


A Discovery Made in a Family’s Attic Reveals a Story of the Past



When Richard Cerasani wiped away the dust and cobwebs in his family’s attic, he uncovered more than just an old trunk…he uncovered an incredible story about love, history, and one of our nation’s most famous monuments. Love Letters From Mount Rushmore reads like a love story yet is an informative look into what life was like for the working men and their families.

Explore this blog for more information on the book, the author, and a few sneak-peak photos