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Johnny Tremain

Author : Esther Forbes
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After injuring his hand, a silversmith's apprentice in Boston becomes a messenger for the Sons of Liberty in the days before the American Revolution.

Johnny Tremain and the American Revolution

Author : Corona Brezina
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Traces the process and influences behind the writing of Esther Forbes' novel, Johnny Tremain, for which she won a Newbery Award in 1943--just a year after winning the Pulitzer Prize for her first novel.

Johnny Tremain

Author : Lola H. Jennings
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Johnny is caught up in a dramatic involvement with the great men of the Revolutionary War and the stirring events that lead to the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington.

Johnny Tremain eBook

Author : Carmela M. Krueser
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Exploring Literature is a complete teaching unit designed to give you everything needed to help students understand and appreciate fine literature. This exciting approach includes classroom-tested activities sure to save you hours of valuable preparation time.

Reading Johnny Tremain

Author : Neil Heims
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A Guide for Using Johnny Tremain in the Classroom

Author : Jean Lockett Haack
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Johnny Tremain Literature Kit Gr 7 8

Author : Chad Ibbotson
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Travel back to a time when conflict between the American colonies and Great Britain were beginning to bubble. The higher-order questions and activities in this resource are well thought-out and effective to use with students at any reading level. Research the act of silversmithing and maker's marks, and describe why they were used. Answer true or false questions about the events the followed Johnny's tragic accident. Determine Rab's motives for helping Johnny. Explain why Johnny had to memorize the names of the members of the Observers' Club. Find the word that does not belong, then write a sentence explaining why. Describe the events of the Boston Tea Party as they were depicted in the book. Describe some of the various moments of loss that key characters experienced throughout the book. Aligned to your State Standards and written to Bloom's Taxonomy, additional crossword, word search, comprehension quiz and answer key are also included. About the Novel: Johnny Tremain takes place at the dawn of the American Revolution. It includes such notable figures as Paul Revere, John Hancock and Samuel Adams; however, the story is told from the perspective of a young, down-on-his-luck boy. The story follows Johnny Tremain, a gifted apprentice silversmith. His ego and treatment of others gets the better of him when a tragic accident causes him to lose the function of his right hand. Now, unable to continue with his apprenticeship, Johnny must find a new way to support himself. He settles on delivering newspapers for the Boston Observer. During this time, Johnny becomes involved with the Boston Patriots who lead the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington. Johnny Tremain is a fictional tale that delves into the true events that surround the American Revolution.

A Study Guide for Esther Forbes s Johnny Tremain

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
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A Study Guide for Esther Forbes's "Johnny Tremain," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Literary Themes for Students: War and Peace for all of your research needs.

Johnny Tremain

Author : Esther Hoskins Forbes
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Johnny Tremain, winner of the 1944 Newbery Medal, is one of the finest historical novels ever written for children. As compelling today as it was fifty years ago, 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 ahead of him, injures his hand in a tragic accident, forcing him to look for other work. In his new job as a horse-boy, riding for the patriotic newspaper, the Boston Observer, and as a messenger for the Sons of Liberty, he encounters John Hancock, Samuel Adams, and Dr. Joseph Warren. Soon Johnny is involved in the pivotal events shaping the American Revolution from the Boston Tea Party to the first shots fired at Lexington. Powerful illustrations by American artist Michael McCurdy, bring to life Esther Forbes' quintessential novel of the American Revolution.

Johnny Tremain 75th Anniversary Edition

Author : Esther Hoskins Forbes
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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.