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The Resource The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

Label
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Title
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
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Summary
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 came up with the idea that would change his family's life forever: he could build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land. Retold for a younger audience, this exciting memoir shows how, even in a desperate situation, one boy's brilliant idea can light up the world. Complete with photographs, illustrations, and an epilogue that will bring readers up to date on William's story, this is the perfect edition to read and share with the whole family
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  • Kamkwamba, William
  • Mealer, Bryan
  • Hymas, Anna
Nature of contents
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  • Biography & Autobiography
  • Juvenile Nonfiction
  • Science
  • Geography
Label
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
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Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:79b5cbf6-beb7-4bda-8c86-689de7ed577c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9781101637425
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Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:79b5cbf6-beb7-4bda-8c86-689de7ed577c
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9781101637425
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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