The boy who harnessed the wind

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The boy who harnessed the wind

Kamkwamba, William, 1987-

New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 2015.

293 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 20 cm.

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African teenager William Kamkwamba explored science books in his village library when he was forced to drop out of school, and was able to change his family's life by creating a windmill to pump water for his family's farm.

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ISBN:

978-0-14-751042-6 (pbk.)

ISBN:

978-1-51810573-9 (Follett bdg.)

ISBN:

978-0-14-751042-6

ISBN:

978-1-51810573-9

LC Call No:

TJ140.K36 A3 2015

Dewey Class No:

621.4/53/096897 23

Author:

Kamkwamba, William, 1987-

Title:

The boy who harnessed the wind / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas.

Edition:

Young readers ed.

Publisher:

New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 2015.

Physical:

293 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 20 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, November 2014

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, November 2014

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, December 2014

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, October 2015

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), February 2015

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection, September 2015

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred

Citation/Refs:

Booklist

Summary:

African teenager William Kamkwamba explored science books in his village library when he was forced to drop out of school, and was able to change his family's life by creating a windmill to pump water for his family's farm.

Subject:

Kamkwamba, William,--1987---Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Kamkwamba, William,--1987-

Subject:

Kamkwamba, William,--1987-

Subject:

Windmills--Malawi--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Electric power production--Malawi--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Irrigation--Malawi--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Mechanical engineers--Malawi--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Inventors--Malawi--Biography--Juvenile literature.

Subject:

Windmills--Malawi.

Subject:

Electric power production--Malawi.

Subject:

Irrigation--Malawi.

Subject:

Mechanical engineers--Malawi.

Subject:

Inventors--Malawi.

Subject:

Windmills--Malawi.

Subject:

Electric power--Malawi.

Subject:

Irrigation--Malawi.

Subject:

Mechanical engineers--Biography.

Subject:

Engineers--Malawi--Biography.

Subject:

Inventors--Malawi--Biography.

AE:PersName:

Mealer, Bryan.

AE:PersName:

Hymas, Anna, ill.

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