The boy who harnessed the wind
- ISBN: 1451741189
- ISBN: 9781451741186
- ISBN: 0803735111
- ISBN: 9780803735118
- ISBN: 9780803735118 (hardback : acid-free paper)
- ISBN: 0803735111 (hardback : acid-free paper)
- ISBN: 9781451741186 (Paw Prints)
- ISBN: 1451741189 (Paw Prints)
1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
- Publisher: New York, NY : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 
|Summary, etc.:||"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"--|
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|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader 5.3.
Reading Counts! 6.3.
AR LG 5.3 0.5.
Charter Oak Children’s Book Award (COCBA) Nominee, 2013-2014.
Nutmeg Award Nominee, Elementary, 2015.
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