Tremain, Esther Forbes
one level, Johnny Tremain is a story of a young boy
who learns valuable lessons about pride and overcoming obstacles.
At another level, Johnny Tremain is a compelling
historical drama of the events leading up to the Declaration
of Independence in 1776. History comes to life as encounters
with famous individuals are woven into this classic story
of a young boy becoming a young man.
America's Paul Revere—history by Esther Forbes
the Ladies!"—letters of Abigail Adams, edited by Milton
Revere's Ride"—poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Has the Right to Tax the Colonies"—eighteenth-century
essay edited by Don Nardo
Boston Tea Party"—science article by Donald W. Olson
and Russell L. Doescher