Learn about the extraordinary journey that led two brothers to the discovery of a whole new kind of color, one that glows with an extra-special intensity--Day-Glo.
The Robert F. Sibert Award Honor Book
"[T]hese . . . brothers shine even more brightly than the paints and dyes they created. "
"Barton takes on the dual persona of popular historian and cool science teacher as he chronicles the Switzer brothers' invention of the first fluorescent paint visible in daylight. "
"This unique book does an excellent job of describing an innovative process."
--School Library Journal
"There is something wonderfully old-fashioned about [this book]."
--The New York Times Book Review