The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader’s Edition

By | October 28, 2017
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, Young Reader's Edition Author William Kamkwamba
ISBN-10 0147510422
ISBN-13 9780147510426
Year 2016-01-05
Pages 304
Language English
Publisher Puffin Books
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TheNew York Timesbestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village adapted for young readers Now available in paperback 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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