A) personal narrative
B) a historical fiction
C) an informational story
D) a biography
A) Papa needs a horse to round up the cattle
B) Leah keeps asking for one
C) Papa earns good money from selling corn
D) Leah has to go to town on errands
A) the family had no money
B) the nights are hot and dry
C) Papa is very sick
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) Mama has no money to buy cloth.
B) there is no place to buy cloth.
C) The sacks are a pretty color.
D) The material is soft.
B) a tractor
C) Leah's pony
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) his pickup truck
B) Leah's favorite calf
C) the tractor
D) Mama's rooster
A) has a lot of money
B) once asked her if he could buy the pony
C) likes animals
D) tells her the pony is the finest in the county
B) Mr. B.
C) a neighbor
D) the auctioneer
A) pay only a penny for each thing they buy
B) pay a penny to watch the auction
C) buy pennies for their coin collections
D) buy valuable things for small amounts of money
1.B 2.C 3.A 4.D 5.A 6.A 7.C 8.C 9.D 10.D 11.D 12.C 13. 14.