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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
               

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Paperback)

              By Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan

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              True story of a boy growing up in an improvised, desolate central Africa. The 14 year old William Kamkwamba learned about electrical windmills at a small library, and after weeks of foraging for junk parts, he did the incredible.

              ISBN 9780147510426
              Released NZ 29 Feb 2016
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children
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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
               

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan

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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 wit...h 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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              ISBN 9781984816122
              Released NZ 26 Mar 2019
              Publisher Random House
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Picture Book Edition

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Picture Book Edition (Hardback)

              By Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan; Illustrated by Zunon, Elizabeth

              • RRP: $37.00
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              Japanese edition of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. True story of a boy growing up in an improvised, desolate central Africa. The 14 year old William Kamkwamba learned about electrical windmills at a small library, and after weeks of foraging for junk parts, he did the incredible.... In Japanese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
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              ISBN 9780803735118
              Released NZ 19 Feb 2019
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age 6-8 years
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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind
               

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Paperback)

              By Kamkwamba, William; With Mealer, Bryan

              • RRP: $29.50
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              • Internationally sourced

              When William Kamkwamba was just 14 years old, his family told him that he must leave school and come home to work on the farm - they could no longer afford his fees. This is his story of how he found a way to make a difference, how he bought light to his family and village, and h...ope to his nation.
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              ISBN 9780007316199
              Released NZ 14 May 2010
              Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind

              The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind (Hardback)

              By Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan; Illustrated by Hymas, Anna

              In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to 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.
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              ISBN 9780803740808
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2017
              Publisher Penguin
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Young Reader's Edition)
                

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind (Young Reader's Edition) (Library Binding, Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.)

              By Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan; Illustrated by Hymas, Anna

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              TheNew York Timesbestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village adapted for young readers. Now available in paperback! When a terrible drought struck William Kamkwamba's tiny village in Malawi, his family lost all of the season's c...rops, 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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              ISBN 9780606399791
              Released NZ 5 Jan 2016
              Publisher Turtleback Books
              Interest Age 5-12 years
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              Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
               

              Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (Library Binding)

              By Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan

              This immensely engaging tale relates how an enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity--and a future--to his family.

              ISBN 9781606867358
              Released NZ 27 Jul 2010
              Publisher Perfection Learning
              Interest Age 6-9 years
              Series P.
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              The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind
                

              The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kamkwamba, William

              • RRP: $67.99
              • $67.99
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              THE BOY WHO HARNESSED THE WIND: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. Amazon Best of the Month, September 2009. 14-year-old Kamkwamba's remarkable story in famine and poverty inflicted land of Malawi, southern Africa. Praised by former V...ice President Al Gore, CNN, BBC, WSJ... Korean edition translated by Kim Heung Sug. In Korean.
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              ISBN 9788974834128
              Released NZ 1 Jun 2010
              Publisher Seohae Munjib
              Interest Age 16+ years
              Language (Korean)
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              Nino Que Domo El Viento / The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, El

              Nino Que Domo El Viento / The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, El (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Kamkwamba, William

              El sueno de un nino puede cambiar el mundo entero. Esta es una inspiradora historia, basada en la vida real del autor, sobre el poder de la imaginacion y la fuerza de la determinacion. Cuando una terrible sequia asolo la pequena aldea donde vivia William Kamkwamba, su familia per...dio todas las cosechas y se quedo sin nada que comer y nada que vender. William comenzo entonces a investigar en los libros de ciencia que habia en la biblioteca en busca de una solucion, y de este modo encontro la idea que cambiaria la vida de su familia para siempre: construiria un molino de viento. Fabricado a partir de materiales reciclados, metal y fragmentos de bicicletas, el molino de William trajo la electricidad a su casa y ayudo a su familia a obtener el agua que necesitaba para sus cultivos. Asi, el empeno y la ilusion del pequeno Willy cambio el destino de su familia y del pais entero. ENGLISH DESCRIPTION The New York Times bestselling memoir of the heroic young inventor who brought electricity to his Malawian village. 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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              ISBN 9781644732649
              Released NZ 21 Jul 2020
              Publisher B de Block
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
              Language (Spanish)
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              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
                

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope (Trade Paperback / Paperback, Large type / large print edition)

              By Kamkwamba, William; Mealer, Bryan

              The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is the immensely engaging and inspiring true account of an enterprising African teenager who constructed a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his entire community. William Kamkwamba shares the remarkable story of his youth in Malawi, Afr...ica--a nation crippled by intense poverty, famine, and the AIDS plague--and how, with tenacity and imagination, he built a better life for himself, his family, and his village. The poignant and uplifting story of Kamkwamba's inspiration and personal triumph, co-written with Bryan Mealer, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind has already won ringing praise from former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore as well as Paolo Coelho, internationally bestselling author of The Alchemist.
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              ISBN 9780061884986
              Released NZ 13 Oct 2009
              Publisher HarperLuxe
              Interest Age Children / Young Adults
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