Johnny Tremain

Describe Johnny's trial.

Either chapter 4 or chapter 5 I believe. The part where Mr. Lyte framed him for stealing a cup.

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The trial seems to go badly at first. The judge and the crowd are impressed by Mr. Lyte’s wealth and confidence. However, when Johnny tells his side of the story, they are touched. Rab shows up on time with Cilla, who testifies that Johnny showed her the cup in July, before Mr. Lyte says it was stolen. Cilla’s testimony would have been enough, but at the end of the trial, Isannah bursts in and says that she saw the cup as well. She is lying, but the little girl melts the crowd’s hearts and the judge lets Johnny go.