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

The boy who harnessed the wind

Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author. (Author).
Mealer, Bryan, author. (Added Author).
Hymas, Anna, illustrator. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main j621.312136092 K128b (Text) 31307021653342 Children's Non Fiction In transit -
Ottawa Hills j621.312136092 K128b (Text) 31307023674205 Children's Non Fiction Checked out 04/02/2019

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  • ISBN: 9780803740808 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: 293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 22 cm
  • Edition: Young readers edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, 2015.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to 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.
Subject: Kamkwamba, William, 1987- > Juvenile literature.
Mechanical engineers > Malawi > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > Malawi > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Windmills > Malawi > Juvenile literature.
Electric power production > Malawi > Juvenile literature.
Irrigation > Malawi > Juvenile literature.

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