30 Picture Book Biographies
Here are 30 excellent picture book biographies for kids interested in nature, science, invention, justice, presidents, sports and the arts. We have been reading picture book biographies at our house for weeks as I work on selecting my favorites for this post. This is not a bad thing. I love biographies. Netflix has me pegged…
"In the past, it was never possible to photographically reproduce fluorescent colors, because the dyes used in photographic prints were not fluorescent. With the rise of digital photography, however, fluorescent colored objects can now be reproduced in photographs, so long as they’re viewed on RGB color monitors—which do have fluorescent phosphors."
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"According to 'The Day-Glo Brothers,' a book published in 2009, Chris Barton, the author, notes, 'I have seen Day-Glo colors my whole life, but I had never considered how those colors came to be until Bob Switzer died in 1997 and I read his obituary in The New York Times.'"
The Day-Glo Brothers: The True Story of Bob and Joe Switzer's Bright Ideas and Brand-New Colors | IndieBound.org
A discovery that made the world a brighter place!Joe and Bob Switzer were very different brothers. Bob was a studious planner who wanted to grow up to be a doctor. Joe dreamed of making his fortune in show business and loved magic tricks and problem-solving. When an accident left Bob recovering in a darkened basement, the brothers began experimenting with ultraviolet light and fluorescent paints. Together they…
"The compound word, “Day-Glo” —the name of the Cleveland-based manufacturer of fluorescent pigments—is one of those brand names that are almost too catchy for their own good. Easier to spell than “fluorescent,” Day-Glo could easily become the generic term used to describe any brand of fluorescent pigment. Day-Glo®, however, was the company founded by Robert and Joseph Switzer, the brothers who in 1937 invented and patented this new, brighter kind of color."
DayGlo Color Corp. factory to learn how they make the famous fluorescent paints that light up traffic cones, black light posters, hula-hoops and so much more. In the 1950’s, DayGlo founders Bob and Joe Switzer developed a unique pigment production process that led to a boom in their fluorescent paint business and, more recently, earned their company a 2012 ACS National Historic Chemical Landmark. Check out the video to learn what makes fluorescent colors so vivid.
"Earlier this month intermediate students were introduced to the newest Rebecca Caudill and Bluestem award books by Mrs. Domek, LMC Director. A popular Bluestem book, The Day-Glo Brothers by Chris Barton, was especially liked by Julian P. Julian just happened to be wearing Day-Glo colors the day the book was introduced!"
"Ever wonder where DayGlo paint came from ? The “Day-Glo Brothers” Bob and Joe Switzer invented daylight fluorescent inks when Bob had a head injury that messed up his vision. They later founded the Day-Glo Color Corporation in 1946, here in Cleveland, Ohio."
O Trem Contra O TubarÃ£o!
And now you know how to say Shark Vs. Train -- or, rather, Train Against Shark -- in Portuguese. I'd received word a while back that a Brazilian translation of SVT was in the works, but it was still a surprise when copies arrived