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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Author: Kamkwamba, William
Mealer, Bryan

Publisher: Dial Books

List Price:$17.99
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind :

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 many as it shows how - even in the worst of times - a great idea and a lot of hard work can still rock the world.

Category   Subject
Science   General
Children Nonfiction   People & Places
Children Fiction   Science & Technology

ISBN 13:9780803735118
ISBN 10:0803735111
Size:11.30" l x 9.32" w x 0.43" h
Ages: 4 - 8
Grade Lvl:

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