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Author Kamkwamba, William.

Title The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.

Edition First edition.
Publication Info. New York, NY : William Morrow, [2009]
©2009
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Biography  BIO KAMKWAMB    DUE 10-11-21
 95th Street Adult Biography  BIO KAMKWAMB    DUE 10-15-21
 95th Street Adult Biography  621.453092 KAM    Trace2
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Description 273 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Summary This immensely engaging tale relates how an enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family.
Subject Kamkwamba, William.
Inventors -- Malawi.
Windmills -- Malawi.
Water-supply, Rural -- Malawi.
Rural electrification -- Malawi.
Electric power production -- Malawi.
Malawi -- Rural conditions.
Added Author Mealer, Bryan.
ISBN 9780061730320 (hardcover)
0061730327 (hardcover)
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SRP 2012 X
August 24 2012
SRP 2012 REVIEW: I love stories of triumpt over all odds.
SRP 2012 X
August 20 2012
SRP 2012 REVIEW: This was a very awe-inspiring novel. The boy grew up in poverty in Africa and faced many hardships, however, his love of learning and his perseverance allows him to change his future.
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