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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind( 1 customer ratings | )
Author: Kamkwamba, William
Mealer, Bryan
Illustrator: Zunon, Elizabeth
ISBN:978-0-8037-3511-8
Publication Date:Jan 2012
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Imprint:Dial Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $17.99
Book Description:

When fourteen-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought, everyone's crops began to fail. Without enough money for food, let alone school, William spent his days in the library . . . and figured out how to bring electricity to his village. Persevering against the odds, William built a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps, and thus became the local hero who harnessed the wind. Lyrically told and gloriously illustrated, this story will inspire...
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Kamkwamba, William (Author)
William Kamkwamba graduated from Dartmouth College. His memoir The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind was also adapted for young readers.

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