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