By Michael Shoulders
Homes in timber, homes on water, homes with wheels! the USA is a rustic of various those that reside 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 offer defend and luxury to those that stay in them. regardless of the scale, form, or position, they're areas to name domestic. This alphabetical survey spans over 3 centuries of structure. vibrant illustrations and straightforward, informative textual content introduce younger readers to the limitlessness of the yankee mind's eye. Readers won't simply know about a number of homes, from yurts to pueblos to farmhouses, yet in regards to the number of those who inhabit them.
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The White House comes with lots of extras, including a jogging track, a tennis court, a swimming pool, and a bowling alley. It even has its own movie theater! ” New homes are like a new start in a person’s life. They bring the possibility of new friends, new dreams, and new adventures. Many Americans have come from other countries and bring their customs and traditions with them. Whether it is the Spanish casa nueva, the French nouvelle maison, or the Chinese xinfang, in any language there is no place like home.
V is for Victorian House. 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.
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.
ABC Book of American Homes by Michael Shoulders