Johnny Tremain Author:Esther Forbes 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 James Otis, John Hancock, and John and Samuel Adams. Johnny is swept along by the powerful currents that will ead to th... more »e Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington-and finally to an important discovery in Johnny's own life.
Johnny Tremain is historical fiction at its most gripping, portraying Revolutionary Boston as a living drama through the shrewd eyes of the observant boy.« less