The boy who harnessed the wind
Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.

The boy who harnessed the wind

Kamkwamba, William, 1987- author.
Mealer, Bryan.
Hymas, Anna.


Physical Description
293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color), map ; 22 cm

In this memoir adapted for young readers, William Kamkwamba describes the drought that struck his tiny village in Malawi, his subsequent interest in science, and his idea to 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.

Personal Subject
Kamkwamba, William, 1987--Juvenile literature.

Subject Term
Mechanical engineers -- Malawi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- Malawi -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Windmills -- Malawi -- Juvenile literature.
Electric power production -- Malawi -- Juvenile literature.
Irrigation -- Malawi -- Juvenile literature.

Added Author
Mealer, Bryan.
Hymas, Anna.


Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice
New York, New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2015]

Material TypeShelf NumberBarcodeStatus
BookJ STEM 621.453 KAMK32530610906834Due 5/30/21