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