TBTB (Throwback Thursday Books) – Esther Forbes’ Johnny Tremain


Johnny Tremain by Esther Hoskins Forbes | LibraryThing

Esther Forbes’ Johnny Tremain made my list of Independence Day Reads last week. This tale of 1775 Boston focuses on the titular character, a silversmith apprentice. A life-changing event alters Johnny’s prospects and Johnny must regroup.

Johnny Tremain set on my girlhood bookshelf. I liked that Johnny was an artist and appreciated the mentions of Paul Revere, another silversmith. When Tropical Storm Allison poured on Houston, family friends suffered a lot of property damage. As a bookish college girl, I aimed to rebuild this family’s personal library. Among the donations was my copy of Johnny Tremain.

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