Johnny Tremain
Johnny Tremain
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Johnny Tremain

Written and illustrated by Esther Hoskins Forbes
Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
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This striking 75th Anniversary edition of this Newbery Medal-winning historical fiction classic is updated with new jacket art and an illustrated foreword from author-illustrator Nathan Hale. Johnny Tremain is one of the finest historical novels ever written for children. To read this riveting novel is to live through the defining events leading up to the American Revolutionary War. Fourteen-year-old Johnny Tremain, an apprentice silversmith with a bright future, injures his hand in an accident, forcing him to look for other work. In his new job as a horse boy, he encounters John Hancock, Samuel Adams, and Dr. Joseph Warren. Soon Johnny is involved in pivotal events from the Boston Tea Party to the shots fired at Lexington. For this anniversary edition, Nathan Hale brings his distinct graphic-novel storytelling to a new foreword.

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    What trade did Johnny want to pursue at the beginning of the book?
    1. A
      printing
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      silversmithing
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      accounting
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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781328489166
    Publication Date
    September 11, 2018
    Reading Age
    10 - 12 years
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1328489167

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