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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer


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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/4/2015)
Digital Audiobook (11/30/2009)
Paperback (7/27/2010)
Paperback (1/5/2016)
Hardcover (1/19/2012)
Paperback (3/26/2019)
Hardcover (2/5/2015)
Compact Disc (1/5/2016)
MP3 CD (1/5/2016)
Paperback, Chinese (12/1/2015)
Paperback (2/1/2010)
MP3 CD (2/5/2015)
Compact Disc (2/5/2015)
Compact Disc (2/5/2015)
Paperback, Large Print (10/13/2009)
Paperback (2/1/2010)

October 2009 Indie Next List

“The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is wonderful on so many levels -- an introduction to village life in Malawi, a funny and inspiring memoir and, above all, a shining example of the capacity of books to change lives. I can't stop thinking and talking about it.”
— Mary Gleysteen, Eagle Harbor Book Company, Bainbridge Island, WA
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Winter 2011 Reading Group List

“This is the heartwarming story of how one 14-year-old Malawian boy, unable to attend school, educated himself about electricity and learned how to make windmills. His accomplishment ended the cycle of drought and starvation-level poverty experienced by his family and the people in his rural village. I learned so much about the country of Malawi and a culture I knew little about. Great for book groups!”
— Linda, Beagle Books, Park Rapids, MN
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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.

Bungeishunju/Tsai Fong Books, 9784163730806, 380pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2010