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First hardcover edition
|Publisher||Harper & Row|
|Media type||Print (Hardback & Paperback)|
|Preceded by||Sarah, Plain and Tall|
|Followed by||Caleb's Story|
Skylark is a 1994 children's historical novel by Patricia MacLachlan, the sequel to the Newbery Medal-winning Sarah, Plain and Tall. The novel follows the lives of the Witting family after the arrival of Sarah Wheaton.
After Jacob and Sarah marry, a severe drought forces the family to make a drastic decision. While Jacob remains on the farm, Anna and Caleb travel with their new mother to Maine in order to take refuge from the drought. The journey teaches them the power of family can transcend distances as they wait for the day when they can be reunited again.
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