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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind( )
Author: Kamkwamba, William
Mealer, Bryan
Series title:P. S. Ser.
ISBN:978-0-06-173033-7
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:William Morrow Paperbacks
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $15.99
Book Description:

Now a Netflix Film, Starring and Directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor of 12 Years a Slave

William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a country where magic ruled and modern science was mystery. It was also a land withered by drought and hunger. But William had read about windmills, and he dreamed of building one that would bring to his small village a set of luxuries that only 2 percent of Malawians could enjoy: electricity and running water. His neighbors called him misala--crazy--but...
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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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