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Author Kamkwamba, William, 1987-

Title The boy who harnessed the wind / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : Puffin Books, 2015.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 1st Fl Writing Center Coll  Writing Center    ---  Available
 PHS Non-Fiction  621.4 KAMKWAMBA    ---  Available
Edition Young readers edition.
Description 293 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 20 cm.
Indexed In: School Library Journal starred, November 2014
Kirkus Starred, November 2014
Booklist, December 2014
Horn Book, October 2015
Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), February 2015
Library Media Connection, September 2015
Summary African teenager William Kamkwamba explored science books in his village library when he was forced to drop out of school, and was able to change his family's life by creating a windmill to pump water for his family's farm.
Audience 6.2.
5-8 Follett School Solutions.
860 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.8 9.0 171666. 9
Genre/Form Memoir.
Subject Kamkwamba, William, 1987-
Windmills -- Malawi.
Electric power -- Malawi.
Irrigation -- Malawi.
Mechanical engineers -- Biography.
Engineers -- Malawi -- Biography.
Inventors -- Malawi -- Biography.
Added Author Mealer, Bryan.
Hymas, Anna, ill.
ISBN 9780147510426

 
    
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