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Johnny Tremain

Johnny Tremain

by Esther Forbes

Analysis: Steaminess Rating

Exactly how steamy is this story?

PG

Johnny is the king of the longing look and also the king of not doing anything at all about it. He does a lot of mooning over Lavinia Lyte, and later a lot of realizing that Cilla is pretty and being totally unable to really express his feelings. But he gets a PG because there is finally that one kiss, although even that one kiss doesn't seem to be much to write home about. What really keeps it at a PG rating is the increasingly creepy sexualization of Isannah as the novel goes on.

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