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by Chris Barton, illustrated by Tony Persiani This brightly colored biography details the lives and inventions of two brothers as they work together in the basement to create a line of fluorescent paint. A 2010 Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor book.

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by Chris Barton, illustrated by Tony Persiani

This brightly colored biography details the lives and inventions of two brothers as they work together in the basement to create a line of fluorescent paint. A 2010 Robert F. Sibert Informational Honor book.