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Kamkwamba, William 1987-

Overview
Works: 22 works in 65 publications in 14 languages and 4,284 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Juvenile works 
Classifications: TJ820, 621.312136092
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Most widely held works by William Kamkwamba
De windvanger by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Dutch and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Persoonlijk verslag van een man uit Malawi, die op veertienjarige leeftijd eigenhandig met afvalmateriaal een windturbine bouwde en zo zijn geboortedorp van energie voorzag
Yu feng nan hai by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Chinese and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Il ragazzo che catturò il vento : l'intelligenza e la tenacia di un solo giovane possono illuminare l'intero villaggio by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in Italian and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Der Junge, der den Wind einfing : eine afrikanische Heldengeschichte by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
6 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in German and Undetermined and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Die Geschichte eines jungen Mannes (Jahrgang 1987) aus einem von der Dürre heimgesuchten Dorf in Malawi. Als 14-Jähriger entdeckt er in der Dorfbücherei ein Physikbuch und baut aus Materialien von der Müllkippe ein Windrad zum Betrieb einer elektrischen Wasserpumpe
The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
4 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
En utrolig, men sandfærdig historie om at gøre en forskel. Vi befinder os i det fattige Malawi, hvor den kun 14-årige William Kamkwamba konstruerer en primitiv vindmølle af gammelt skrald for at skaffe rindende vand og elektricitet til landsbyen, han bor i
Le garçon qui dompta le vent : témoignage by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
2 editions published in 2010 in French and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The boy who harnessed the wind by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family
Kaze o tsukamaeta shōnen : jūyonsai datta boku wa tatta hitori de fūryoku hatsuden o tsukutta by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Une éolienne en Afrique by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Kaze o tsukamaeta uiriamu by Elizabeth Zunon ( Book )
2 editions published in 2012 in Japanese and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Rüzgarı dizginleyen çocuk by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
1 edition published in 2012 in Turkish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"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"--
Drengen der tæmmede vinden by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Danish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
O chłopcu, który ujarzmił wiatr by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Polish and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Drengen der tæmmede vinden by William Kamkwamba ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2010 in Danish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
El chico que puso hélices al viento by William Kamkwamba ( Book )
1 edition published in 2014 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
An enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family
Drengen som tæmmede vinden by William Kamkwamba ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in Danish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
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1 edition published in 2009 in Thai and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
カムクワンバ, ウィリアム
Languages
English (32)
German (5)
French (5)
Danish (4)
Japanese (4)
Chinese (3)
Italian (2)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (2)
Polish (1)
Indonesian (1)
Korean (1)
Dutch (1)
Thai (1)
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