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