By Chris Barton
Illustrated by Tony Persiani
Published by Charlesbridge Publishers, 2009
This nonfiction book tells the story of Bob and Joe Switzer and their path to discovering and creating fluorescent colors. Though both brothers had other ideas about what they wanted to do with their lives– one wanted to be a magician, the other a doctor– together they changed the world and their colors are now used for numerous purposes.
Awards: Sibert Award
Accessed: Augusta County Library