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
by Leodhas, Sorche Nic, 1898-
Published 1965
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