By Michael Shoulders
Homes in timber, homes on water, homes with wheels! the US is a rustic of numerous those that dwell in every kind of homes--homes made from wooden, steel, glass, even snow! within the wasteland, on a farm, or by means of the seashore, American homes have just one factor in common--they supply preserve and luxury to people who dwell in them. irrespective of the dimensions, form, or situation, they're areas to name domestic. This alphabetical survey spans over 3 centuries of structure. shiny illustrations and easy, informative textual content introduce younger readers to the limitlessness of the yank mind's eye. Readers won't in simple terms know about quite a few homes, from yurts to pueblos to farmhouses, yet in regards to the number of those that inhabit them.
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These homes first appeared in America in the mid-1800s. Builders added highly decorative woodwork called gingerbread to the porch trim, doors, and gables. They also added extra turrets, towers, and stained-glass windows. W is for the White House. This home is over 200 years old. The first residents, John and Abigail Adams, moved in during November 1800. Every president except George Washington has lived here. Only 16 of the 132 rooms are used for living quarters. The White House comes with lots of extras, including a jogging track, a tennis court, a swimming pool, and a bowling alley.
Yurts usually have wooden floors, wood or gas stoves, lanterns, sleeping bags, foam pads, and bunks. Large pieces of fabric on the walls and roof help keep the cold out. Zzzzzzzzz is for falling asleep in the safety of your own home with family all around. It doesn’t matter if your house is large or small, old or new, in a tree or on wheels, on land or water, or even made of junk. Home is where the heart is, and what makes it special are the people you share it with.
Zzzzzzzzz is for falling asleep in the safety of your own home with family all around. It doesn’t matter if your house is large or small, old or new, in a tree or on wheels, on land or water, or even made of junk. Home is where the heart is, and what makes it special are the people you share it with.