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Johnny tremain [electronic resource]. Esther Forbes.

Forbes, Esther. (Author). Conlin, Grace. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781481557566 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (10 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: Ashland : Blackstone Audio, Inc., and Buck 50 Productions, LLC, 2009.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Grace Conlin.
Summary, etc.:
A story filled with danger and excitement, Johnny Tremain tells of the turbulent, passionate times in Boston just before the Revolutionary War. Johnny, a young apprentice silversmith, is caught up with Otis, Hancock, and John and Samuel Adams in the exciting and dramatic operations and subterfuges leading up to the Boston Tea Party and the Battle of Lexington. As Johnny is forced into the role of a full-grown man in the face of his new country's independence, he finds that his relations with those he loves change for the better as well. Winner of the Newbery Medal in 1943, the year of its publication, Johnny Tremain is historical fiction at its best, portraying Revolutionary Boston as a living drama, through the shrewd eyes of an observant boy.
Target Audience Note:
Text Difficulty 6 - Text Difficulty 8
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
840 Lexile.
5.9 ATOS Level
System Details Note:
Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 245568 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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