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The Resource The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

Label
The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope
Title
The boy who harnessed the wind
Title remainder
creating currents of electricity and hope
Statement of responsibility
William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A true story of tenacity and imagination describes how an African teenager built a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his home and his village, improving life for himself and his neighbors
Summary
An adaptation for young readers of a best-selling memoir follows the experiences of 14-year-old William Kamkwamba, who built a windmill out of junkyard scraps to bring electricity to his famine-stricken Malawi village
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
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10393521
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Dewey number
  • 621.4/53092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
Intended audience
960
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
TJ825
LC item number
.K36 2010
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860
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 4
  • 7
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True
Target audience
adult
Label
The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2009. With additional material
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20232943
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
290 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061730337
Lccn
bl2010021856
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
BK0008780979
Label
The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published: New York : William Morrow, c2009. With additional material
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
20232943
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st Harper Perennial ed.
Extent
290 pages, 16 pages
Isbn
9780061730337
Lccn
bl2010021856
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
BK0008780979

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