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