Always Room for One More

Title: Always Room for One More

Bibliographic information: Leodhas, s. (1965). Always Room for One More. New York: Henry Holt and Company

Brief annotation: This is a Scottish folktale about Lachie MacLachlan, a man who, despite having a family of twelve, always has room for one more weary traveler to stay the night.

Genre: Realistic Fiction

Grade: 1st – 3rd

Readers who will like this: Readers who enjoy folktales and enjoy reading books from other cultures will enjoy this book.

Rating: 4 – I really enjoyed this story. I think it shows that no matter how little you have, you always have enough to help someone. And not necessarily with tangible things.

Questions: What are some things you would do to make a guest feel welcome in your home?

Caldecott Award: The Medal is awarded annually to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book for children published by an American publisher in the United States in English during the preceding year. There are no limitations as to the character of the picture book except that the illustrations be original work. Honor books may be named. These shall be books that are also truly distinguished.The award is restricted to artists who are citizens or residents of the United States.  Books published in a U.S. territory or U.S. commonwealth are eligible.The committee in its deliberations is to consider only books eligible for the award, as specified in the terms.

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