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