The boy who harnessed the wind

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"When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and managed to create a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps. Several years later he figured out how to use the windmill for irrigation purposes"--
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9780803740808
9781501227981
9780803735118
150122798
9781511336277
9781501227998
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 5.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
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Last Grouping Update2019-10-16 01:44:29AM
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subject_facetBiography
Children's audiobooks
Electric power production
Electric power production -- Malawi
Electric power production -- Malawi -- Juvenile literature
Inventors -- Malawi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Irrigation
Irrigation -- Malawi
Irrigation -- Malawi -- Juvenile literature
Juvenile works
Kamkwamba, William, -- 1987-
Kamkwamba, William, -- 1987- -- Juvenile literature
Malawi
Mechanical engineers
Mechanical engineers -- Malawi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Windmills
Windmills -- Malawi -- Juvenile literature
Windmills. -- Malawi
title_displayThe boy who harnessed the wind
title_fullThe boy who harnessed the wind / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
The boy who harnessed the wind / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas
The boy who harnessed the wind / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; pictures by Elizabeth Zunon
title_shortThe boy who harnessed the wind
topic_facetElectric power production
Inventors
Irrigation
Kamkwamba, William
Mechanical engineers
Windmills