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By Michael Shoulders

Homes in timber, homes on water, homes with wheels! the USA is a rustic of numerous those who dwell in every kind of homes--homes made from wooden, steel, glass, even snow! within the desolate tract, on a farm, or by way of the seashore, American homes have just one factor in common--they supply preserve and luxury to people who stay in them. irrespective of the dimensions, 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 basically know about numerous homes, from yurts to pueblos to farmhouses, yet in regards to the number of those that inhabit them.

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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. Whether it is the Spanish casa nueva, the French nouvelle maison, or the Chinese xinfang, in any language there is no place like home.

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. 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.

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.

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