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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-Glo 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
The story of Joe and Bob Switzer who experimented with ultraviolet lights and fluorescent paints and invented a new kind of color called Day-Glo
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 Honor, 2010.
Biography type
contains biographical information
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325470
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
535/.352
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Grades: 2-5
  • Ages: 007-010
  • Lexile: 990
LC call number
QC477
LC item number
.B29 2009
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990
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
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True
Target audience
juvenile
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
Control code
5076725
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781570916731
Isbn Type
(reinforced for library use)
Lccn
2008026959
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn232636499
  • (OCoLC)232636499
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
Control code
5076725
Dimensions
29 cm.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9781570916731
Isbn Type
(reinforced for library use)
Lccn
2008026959
Other physical details
ill. (chiefly col.)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn232636499
  • (OCoLC)232636499

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