By Michael Shoulders
Homes in bushes, homes on water, homes with wheels! the United States is a rustic of numerous those who stay in every kind of homes--homes made from wooden, steel, glass, even snow! within the wilderness, on a farm, or by means of the seashore, American homes have just one factor in common--they supply look after and luxury to people who dwell in them. regardless of the scale, form, or situation, they're locations to name domestic. This alphabetical survey spans over 3 centuries of structure. bright illustrations and straightforward, informative textual content introduce younger readers to the limitlessness of the yank mind's eye. Readers won't simply know about various homes, from yurts to pueblos to farmhouses, yet in regards to the number of those that inhabit them.
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Whether it is the Spanish casa nueva, the French nouvelle maison, or the Chinese xinfang, in any language there is no place like home. Y is for Yurt. This circular dwelling is based on the design of a Mongolian ger. In Mongolia nomads travel long distances, taking their houses with them. A ger can be taken down or put up in an hour or two. In America a yurt is often used as a vacation cabin. 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.
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. 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.
This circular dwelling is based on the design of a Mongolian ger. In Mongolia nomads travel long distances, taking their houses with them. A ger can be taken down or put up in an hour or two. In America a yurt is often used as a vacation cabin. 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.
ABC Book of American Homes by Michael Shoulders