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The Resource The day-glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani

The day-glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani

Label
The day-glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors
Title
The day-glo brothers
Title remainder
the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors
Statement of responsibility
Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani
Title variation
Day-glow brothers
Title variation remainder
the true story of Bob and Joe Switzers bright ideas and brand-new colors
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Illustrations and easy-to-follow text describe how brothers Bob and Joe Switzer invented fluorescent paint and colors; and explains how fluorescence works
Summary
Describes the discovery of fluorescent paint by Bob and Joe Switzer, who experimented for years before finding the formula for creating colors which could glow in sunlight, a feature which led to the paint being used for safety items around the world
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2010
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2009.
Awards note
  • Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Award/Honors, 2010 ; Notable Children's Books for middle readers, 2010.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award nominee, 2011-2012.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
325470
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barton, Chris
Dewey number
535/.352
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Grades: 2-5
  • Lexile: 990
  • 990
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
QC477
LC item number
.B29 2009
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Persiani, Tony
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fluorescence
  • Colors
  • Paint
  • Fluorescence
  • Color
  • Paint
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors
Label
The day-glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19584017
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
42 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780329776138
Isbn Type
(Follett bdg.)
Lccn
2008026959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(IMchF)fol12157877
Label
The day-glo brothers : the true story of Bob and Joe Switzer's bright ideas and brand-new colors, Chris Barton ; illustrated by Tony Persiani
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19584017
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
42 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780329776138
Isbn Type
(Follett bdg.)
Lccn
2008026959
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(IMchF)fol12157877

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