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    • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition

    • By: William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
    • Narrated by: Korey Jackson
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 237
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 217
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 215

    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. The family was starving, and they could hardly find money for food, let alone school fees. Forced to drop out, William began to explore the science books in his village library. There, he came up with an idea that would change his family's life forever: he could build a windmill.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best book I've read in awhile.

    • By Amazon Customer on 02-21-16

    Regular price: $19.99

    • The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

    • Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
    • By: William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
    • Narrated by: Chike Johnson
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 432
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 329
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 331

    Here is the remarkable story about human inventiveness and its power to overcome crippling adversity. The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind will inspire anyone who doubts the power of one individual's ability to change his community and better the lives of those around him.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Just Wonderful

    • By L. Lyter on 12-27-10

    Regular price: $30.79