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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind( 2 customer ratings | )
Author: Kamkwamba, William
Mealer, Bryan
Illustrator: Hymas, Anna
ISBN:978-0-8037-4080-8
Publication Date:Jan 2017
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Dial
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $32.99
Book Description:

Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village. When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore science books in his village library, looking for a solution. There, he...
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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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