The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

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AUTHOR
William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer, Elizabeth Zunon (Illustrator)
DIMENSION
12,88 MB
FILE NAME
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind.pdf
ISBN
1391030491175

DESCRIPTION

Now a Netflix film starring and directed by Chiwetel Ejiofor, this is a gripping memoir of survival and perseverance about 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.

The adaptation is far more than a triumphalist tale about a clever kid helping his community out of a jam Subscribe to ... The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind. To introduce children to the life changing impact of wind power, read the story of William Kamkwamba.

The film is based on the memoir The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer. A 13-year-old boy is thrown out of the school he loves when his family can no longer afford the fees. He sneaks into the library and learns how to build a windmill to save his village from a famine. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba is a memoir about the author's struggle to build a windmill in his village in Malawi.

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