The boy who harnessed the wind

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IL: LG - BL: 5.3 - AR Pts: 0.5
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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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ISBN:
9780803740808
9781501227981
9780803735118
150122798
9781511336277
9781501227998
Accelerated Reader:
LG
Level 5.3, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
850L
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Grouping Title boy who harnessed the wind
Grouping Author kamkwamba william
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-04-18 01:47:11AM
Last Indexed 2019-04-18 02:33:47AM

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author Kamkwamba, William, 1987-
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series Brilliance Audio on compact disc
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subject_facet Biography, 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_display The boy who harnessed the wind
title_full The 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_short The boy who harnessed the wind
topic_facet Electric power production, Inventors, Irrigation, Kamkwamba, William, Mechanical engineers, Windmills