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