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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
An enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family
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
Storyline
Tone
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10393521
Cataloging source
CLE
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1987-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kamkwamba, William
Dewey number
621.31/2136/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
860
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Mealer, Bryan
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Windmills
  • Kamkwamba, William
  • Inventors
  • Water-supply, Rural
  • Rural electrification
  • Electric power production
  • Malawi
  • Kamkwamba, William
  • Electric power production
  • Inventors
  • Rural conditions
  • Rural electrification
  • Water-supply, Rural
  • Windmills
  • Malawi
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Instantiates
Publication
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
ocn441940711
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
273 p.
Isbn
9780061730337
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010275963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)441940711
Label
The boy who harnessed the wind : creating currents of electricity and hope, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer
Publication
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
ocn441940711
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
273 p.
Isbn
9780061730337
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Lccn
2010275963
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill., map
System control number
(OCoLC)441940711

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