Title: Always Room for One More
Author: Sorche Nic Leodhas
Illustrator: Nonny Hogrogian
Awards: Caldecott Honor Award
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company
Publication Date: 1965
Genre: Traditional Book
Audience: Gr. 3, 4, 5
Overview: This truthful story supplied by beautiful illustrations, shows and teaches its audience about including people. Lachie McLachlan tells the people who pass by that there is always room for one more. But will there truly be room for everyone that passes by?
Activity: Have children draw the house from the story with all the people crammed inside. Do this trying to imitate the imaginative sketch and watercolor from the pictures in the story.
Reviewer’s Name: Camille McNeal
Posted by Dr. Deb L. Marciano at 10/08/2008