A) an informational story
B) a historical fiction
C) personal narrative
D) a biography
A) Papa needs a horse to round up the cattle
B) Leah has to go to town on errands
C) Leah keeps asking for one
D) Papa earns good money from selling corn
A) Leah can't keep the pony's coat shining
B) the family had no money
C) the nights are hot and dry
D) Papa is very sick
A) it rains hard
B) dust fills the sky
C) flocks of birds fly over
D) clouds cover the sky
A) The sacks are a pretty color.
B) The material is soft.
C) Mama has no money to buy cloth.
D) there is no place to buy cloth.
A) Leah's pony
B) a tractor
A) the farm equipment breaks and can't be fixed
B) the grasshoppers and the lack of rain have ruined their crops
C) all the farm animals get sick and die
D) the farmers can't afford to buy seed
A) the tractor
B) his pickup truck
C) Mama's rooster
D) Leah's favorite calf
A) tells her the pony is the finest in the county
B) has a lot of money
C) once asked her if he could buy the pony
D) likes animals
A) Mr. B.
B) a neighbor
C) the auctioneer
A) buy pennies for their coin collections
B) pay a penny to watch the auction
C) buy valuable things for small amounts of money
D) pay only a penny for each thing they buy
1.B 2.D 3.B 4.B 5.C 6.D 7.B 8.A 9.A 10.C 11.C 12.A 13. 14.