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