Title: Johnny Tremain
Author: Esther Forbes
A young apprentice silversmith growing up in Boston during the Revolutionary War becomes involved with famous patriots.
Lexile Level: 840
Guided Reading Level: Z
Johnny Tremain, a young apprentice silversmith, is caught up in the danger and excitement of 1775 Boston, just before the Revolutionary War. Johnny can’t help but be swept along by the powerful currents that will lead to the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington. But even more gripping than living through the drama of Revolutionary Boston is the important discovery Johnny makes in his own life.