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World of Tales
Stories for children, folktales
fairy tales and fables
from around the world
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United States
The USA is a country in North America. In 1492 Christopher Columbus discovered the New World, marking the beginning of a colonisation effort that led to the forming of one of the most developed countries on Earth - the United States of America.
The collection of US folktales consists of two books with 60 folktales.
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Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land
Vol. I The Hudson And Its Hills


Notes
:Contains 45 US folktales

Author: Charles M. Skinner
Published: 1896
Publisher: J.P. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia and London

Myths And Legends Of Our Own Land
Vol. II The isle of Manhattoes and nearby


Notes
:Contains 15 US folktales

Author: Charles M. Skinner
Published: 1896
Publisher: J.P. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia and London

What's interesting in the USA


Mount Rushmore
is a sculpture carved into Mount Rushmore in South Dakota, the United States. One of the best known landmarks in the States, Mount Rushmore monument pays tribute to four great American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.

The Statue of Liberty
is a giant sculpture on Liberty Island, New York. The statue is a gift to the United States from the people of France and represents Libertas, the Roman goddess of freedom. The Statue of Liberty is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The Lincoln Memorial
a US national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. The Memorial is built like a Greek temple and houses a giant statue of the president. The Memorial is located on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. across from the Washington Monument.
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