The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba is a powerful picture book that promotes responsible decision-making, perseverance, growth mindset and the environment.
 
A severe drought in Malawi caused 14-year-old Kamkwamba to drop out of school to save his family money. He researched how he could bring electricity to his village and built a working windmill, made from scraps, that harnessed the wind.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Illustrator: Elizabeth Zunon
Publisher: Dial Books (2012)
ISBN: 9780803735118

Teaching Resources: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

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Books by William Kamkwamba & Elizabeth Zunon

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