Skylark (Sarah, Plain and Tall #2) (Paperback)

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Skylark (Sarah, Plain and Tall #2) (Paperback)


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The second book in the series that began with the Newbery Medal–winning Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachlan.

My mother, Sarah, doesn't love the prairie. She tries, but she can't help remembering what she knew first.

Sarah came to the prairie from Maine to marry Papa. But that summer, a drought turned the land dry and brown. Fires swept across the fields and coyotes came to the well in search of water. So Sarah took Anna and Caleb back east, where they would be safe. Papa stayed behind. He would not leave his land.

Maine was beautiful, but Anna missed home, and Papa. And as the weeks went by, she began to wonder what would happen if the rains never came. Would she and Caleb and Sarah and Papa ever be a family again?

Patricia MacLachlan is the celebrated author of many timeless novels for young readers, including Newbery Medal winner Sarah, Plain and Tall; Word After Word After Word; Kindred Souls; The Truth of Me; The Poet’s Dog; and My Father’s Words. She is also the author of countless beloved picture books, a number of which she cowrote with her daughter, Emily. She lives in Williamsburg, Massachusetts.

Product Details ISBN: 9780064406222
ISBN-10: 0064406229
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication Date: August 3rd, 2004
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Sarah, Plain and Tall
“Skylark is one sequel that is as successful as the original.”
— The Horn Book

“MacLachlan’s prose is as lyrical and graceful as ever. Packed with meaning and portent, each sentence shows the careful touch of a master.”
— School Library Journal