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Johnny Tremain Study Guide


Johnny Tremain

by Esther Forbes

As a silversmith apprentice, Johnny is the pride of his master's shop, but an accident forces him to leave his old life and find a new way on his own.

Barbara's Notes: This story lets us experience the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington, and understand the trials of the poor, working class. (Grades 7, 8, 9)

More Information
Book Category 256 pages
Theme Historical fiction
Setting Pride
Novel Study Highlights Boston, Revolutionary War
Spelling-Vocabulary 7 units
Critical Thinking Med. to Difficult
Biblical Focus Medium
Related Studies Obedience, humility
Focus Revolutionary War, Boston Tea Party, Whigs and Tories, printing