Everything you need to understand or teach Tales from Silver Lands by Charles J. Finger.
Tales from Silver Lands is a collection of nineteen folktales, which Finger collected during his travels in South America. In them an assortment of animals, magical creatures, witches, giants, and children struggle for a life in which good overcomes evil. These fastmoving and adventuresome fantasies provide insight into the values and culture of native South American peoples.
They stress the importance of close relationships, hard work, bravery, gentleness, and beauty, and contain colorful explanations of natural phenomena.