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Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain

by Esther Forbes Illustrated by Michael McCurdy

Because Johnny is proud of the work he does as a silversmith's apprentice, his master warns him that pride goes before a fall. When Johnny violates the law by working on Sabbath Day, his hand is maimed by hot silver and he must find a new profession. His search lands him in the middle of America's fight for freedom.

Ages
11, 13
Interest Level
Grades 6 - 8
Grade Level Equivalent
5.3
Lexile Measure
840L
DRA
70
Guided Reading
Z
Publisher
Laurel-Leaf Books
Number of Pages
272
Genre
Classics, Historical Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Esther Forbes Esther Forbes earned the Newbery Award in 1944 for Johnny Tremain.
Michael McCurdy

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