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.
Blood Water PaintBook Verdict
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
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