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