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