Sorche Nic Leodhas

LeClaire Gowans Alger (May 20, 1898 – November 14, 1969) was an American author better known under her pseudonym Sorche Nic Leodhas, or simply Sorche Leodhas. Born in Youngstown, Ohio, she was a sickly child, eventually being homeschooled. Alger was a known librarian, working from 1915 to 1966, while the imaginary Sorche was a storyteller. She sought out traditional Scottish tales that had never been written down before. She won a Lewis Carroll Shelf Award in 1962 and a Newbery Honor for ''Thistle and Thyme: Tales and Legends from Scotland'' in 1963. Her book ''Always Room for One More'', illustrated by Nonny Hogrogian, won the 1966 Caldecott Medal. Provided by Wikipedia
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by Leodhas, Sorche Nic, 1898-
Published 1965
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