Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain

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By (author) Esther Forbes, Illustrated by Lynd Ward

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  • Publisher: Laurel Leaf Library
  • Format: Paperback | 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 104mm x 175mm x 23mm | 45g
  • Publication date: 3 November 1987
  • ISBN 10: 0440942500
  • ISBN 13: 9780440942504
  • Edition statement: Reprint
  • Sales rank: 80,228

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A story filled with danger and excitement, "Johnny Tremain" tells of the turbulent, passionate times in Boston just before the Revolutionary War. Johnny, a young apprentice silversmith, is caught up in a dramatic involvement with Otis, Hancock, and John and Samuel Adams in the exciting currents and undercurrents that were to lead to the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington--and finally, a touching resolution of Johnny's personal life. "Johnny Tremain" is historical fiction at its best, portraying Revolutionary Boston as a living drama, through the shrewd eyes of an observant boy.

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Esther Forbes received the Pulitzer Prize for history for Paul Revere and the World He Lived In.

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A story filled with danger and excitement, "Johnny Tremain tells of the turbulent, passionate times in Boston just before the Revolutionary War. Johnny, a young apprentice silversmith, is caught up in a dramatic involvement with Otis, Hancock, and John and Samuel Adams in the exciting currents and undercurrents that were to lead to the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington--and finally, a touching resolution of Johnny's personal life. "Johnny Tremain is historical fiction at its best, portraying Revolutionary Boston as a living drama, through the shrewd eyes of an observant boy.