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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

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Thea New York Times abestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village is now perfect for young readers When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore science books in his village library, looking for a solution. There, he came up with the idea that would change his family's life forever- he could build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land. Retold for a younger audience, this exciting memoir shows how, even in a desperate situation, one boy's brilliant idea can light up the world. Complete with photographs, illustrations, and an epilogue that will bring readers up to date on William's story, this is the perfect edition to read and share with the whole family.
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9781501237201
9781101637425
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.8, 9 Points
Lexile measure:
860L
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Full title boy who harnessed the wind young readers edition
Author kamkwamba william
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Last Update 2018-05-22 23:05:13PM
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When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's crops, leaving them with nothing to eat and nothing to sell. William began to explore science books in his village library, looking for a solution. There, he came up with the idea that would change his family's life forever: he could build a windmill. Made out of scrap metal and old bicycle parts, William's windmill brought electricity to his home and helped his family pump the water they needed to farm the land.

Retold for a younger audience, this exciting memoir shows how, even in a desperate situation, one boy's brilliant idea can light up the world. Complete with photographs, illustrations, and an epilogue that will bring readers up to date on William's story, this is the perfect edition to read and share with the whole family.
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subject_facet Children's audiobooks, Electric power production -- Malawi, Inventors -- Malawi, Kamkwamba, William, -- 1987-, Malawi -- Rural conditions, Mechanical engineers -- Malawi -- Biography, Rural electrification -- Malawi, Water-supply, Rural -- Malawi, Windmills -- Malawi
title_display The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
title_full The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind Young Readers Edition, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind [sound recording] : Young Readers Edition / William Kamkwamba,Bryan Mealer
title_short The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
title_sub Young Readers Edition
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Children's audiobooks, Electric power production, Geography, Inventors, Juvenile Nonfiction, Kamkwamba, William, Mechanical engineers, Rural conditions, Rural electrification, Science, Water-supply, Rural, Windmills