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Homes of the World

thomas stankiewicz—look die bildagentur der fotografen gmbh/alamy

Families live together in different kinds of homes. Read about homes around the world. Where do you live? What is your home like?

GILES MOBERLY—ALAMY

This family lives in Nigeria, in Africa.

Their house is made out of wood and dried mud.

INTI ST. CLAIR—BLEND IMAGES/ALAMY

This family lives in the United States.

Their house is made of brick.

FORGET-GAUTIER/SAGAPHOTO.COM/ALAMY

This family lives in Italy, in Europe.

Their house is made of stone. The floor is stone, too.

THOMAS STANKIEWICZ—LOOK DIE BILDAGENTUR DER FOTOGRAFEN GMBH/ALAMY

This family lives in Thailand, in Asia.

Their house is made of grass and wood. It is built on stilts stilt JOHN GREIM—GETTY IMAGES stakes or poles used to hold a building above water or the ground ( ) Many of the homes on the beach are built on stilts. . The house is up off the ground. Even when the water rises, the house stays safe.

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