The Skylarks' War **Costa Book Awards Winner 2018**
- Publisher: Macmillan
- Author: Hilary McKay
- ISBN: 9781509894963
- Laburnum Code: 10256
- Book Type: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 320
- Accelerated Reader Level: 5.1
- Points Value: 9.0
Clarry and her older brother Peter live for their summers in Cornwall, staying with their grandparents and running free with their charismatic cousin, Rupert. But normal life resumes each September – boarding school for Peter and Rupert, and a boring life for Clarry at home with her absent father, as the shadow of a terrible war looms ever closer.
When Rupert goes off to fight at the front, Clarry feels their skylark summers are finally slipping away from them. Can their family survive this fearful war?