Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, The


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Author(s): Kamkwamba, William and Bryan Mealer
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Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Item Code: 311408
ISBN: 9780803735118

Growing up in Malawi, one of Africa’s most underdeveloped nations, the ever-curious William Kamkwamba dreamed of studying science in a prestigious boarding school. But the 2002 Malawian famine forced William to drop out and help his family survive. Undeterred by the challenges set before him, William used his knowledge of physics to build a functioning wind turbine to generate electricity for his family’s farm. This moving true story will inspire your students to use the power of curiosity and creativity for social betterment.

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