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