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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
Read by: Johnson, Chike
ISBN:978-0-06-199217-9
Publication Date:Dec 2009
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Imprint:HarperAudio
Book Format:Downloadable audio file
List Price:USD $24.99
Book Description:

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, and a place where hope and opportunity were hard to find. But William had read about windmills in a book called Using Energy, and he dreamed of building one that would bring electricity and water to his village and change his life and the lives of those around him. His neighbors may have mocked him and called him misala-crazy, but William...
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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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