Blood Water Paint

by Joy McCullough

First Release:

April 2018

ISBN: 9780735232112

Rome, 1600s. After her mother dies, twelve-year-old Artemisia Gentileschi suddenly has a stark choice: a life as a nun in a convent or a life grinding pigment for her father’s paint. She chooses paint. Afterword. Black-and-white artwork reproduction.

  • ISBN: 9780735232112
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Dutton
    Page Count: 304
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.5, Points: 9
    Lexile: Level: HL740L
    Awards & Honors: 2019 William C. Morris Award Finalist
    Booklist Top of the List 2018, Youth Fiction
    Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens - 2019
    CCBC Choices 2019 Choice: Fiction for Young Adults
    Booklist Editors ' Choice: Books for Youth - 2018
    BooklistTop 10 Books of 2018, Historical Fiction for Youth
    Genre: Fic
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