And there will be Sarah, plain and tall. Now your student can create a lapbook based on the story Sarah, Plain and Tall by Patricia MacLachan. In the Hands of a Child is proud to present the Plain Tall Sarah Project Pack based on the novel Sarah, Plain and Tall. This 71-page literature unit includes a Research Guide with a chapter-by-chapter summary, questions for discussion, and mini guides about Kansas, Maine, and Seashells. In addition, there are 23 hands-on activities and four bonus activities.