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the boy who harnessed the wind
Grade Level
Biography & Memoir
Picture Story Book
Earth Science

18 March 2013

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

Written by William Kamkwamba & Bryan Mealer; Illustrated by Elizabeth Zunon

Drought and famine took away William Kamkwanba's chance to continue his education. But he did not let it keep him from learning. What his family needed was a way to pump water from underground. This would allow his family to grow food to eat and to sell at the markets. His solution was in a picture of a library book.