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The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope

Author: William Kamkwamba; Bryan Mealer
Publisher: New York, NY : William Morrow, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Named Person: William Kamkwamba
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Kamkwamba; Bryan Mealer
ISBN: 9780061730320 0061730327 9780061730337 0061730335
OCLC Number: 441940711
Description: 273 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.

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An enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family.

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A boy faces accusations of witchcraft to bring power to his village

by ebooksgirl (WorldCat user published 2012-12-16) Excellent Permalink
<div class="separator" style="text-align: left; clear: both;">William Kamkwamba lived through some of the hardest times in Malawi. With his father unable to bring in a harvest, he couldn't afford to go to school. Even when he was young, though,...
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