A) an informational story
B) personal narrative
C) a historical fiction
D) a biography
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 nights are hot and dry
B) Papa is very sick
C) the family had no money
D) Leah can't keep the pony's coat shining
A) dust fills the sky
B) clouds cover the sky
C) it rains hard
D) flocks of birds fly over
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.
A) Leah's pony
C) a tractor
A) the farmers can't afford to buy seed
B) the grasshoppers and the lack of rain have ruined their crops
C) the farm equipment breaks and can't be fixed
D) all the farm animals get sick and die
A) his pickup truck
B) Mama's rooster
C) the tractor
D) Leah's favorite calf
A) has a lot of money
B) likes animals
C) once asked her if he could buy the pony
D) tells her the pony is the finest in the county
A) 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.C 2.B 3.C 4.A 5.D 6.B 7.B 8.C 9.D 10.D 11.D 12.A 13. 14.