The boy who harnessed the wind [electronic resource] : creating currents of electricity and hope / William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer.
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- ISBN: 9780061992179 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 0061992178 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: New York : Harper Audio, 2009.
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Read by Chike Johnson.
"A windmill means more than just power, it means freedom." William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a country where magic ruled and modern science was mystery. It was also a land withered by drought and hunger, and a place where hope and opportunity were hard to find. But William had read about windmills in a book called Using Energy, and he dreamed of building one that would bring electricity and water to his village and change his life and the lives of those around him...
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Malawi > Rural conditions.