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12 Cards in this Set

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small tasks or easy jobs usually done regulary
chores
fine, dry earth
dust
a grassy field or hillside
pasture
a kind of small horse
pony
a seat for a rider on a horse's back
saddle
strong; stout
sturdy
moving very fast
swift
When does Leah get the pony?
She gets the pony during a summer when the corn grows tall.
Why do the neighbors leave?
They are escaping the dry weather, the dust, and the grasshoppers that ate the trees bare. They went to settle in Oregon.
Why can't Papa pay back his loan to the bank?
He has no corn to sell because of the drought and windstorms.
Did Mr. B buy Leah's pony? How do you know?
Yes, he must have bought it, because Leah walks home alone.
What happens after the auctioneer asks for a bid on the tractor?
Leah bids one dollar. The man asks for some serious bids, but no one offers a higher price.