The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope William Kamkwamba

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope

Author: William Kamkwamba
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Book Title
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
Author
William Kamkwamba
ISBN
9780061730337
For those who want to give their students a global perspective, this story of a young man from poverty-stricken Malawi who figured out how to build a windmill from scavenged parts to bring electricity to his village hits all the right notes: a deep look into life in a developing nation, science and engineering insights--and inspiration.William is now an engineering major at Dartmouth College.Freshman Common Read: Avila University, Purdue University, Maryville University, University of Florida, Central College, Boise State University, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, Utah Valley University, Winthrop University, and California State University, Chico, Avila University, Wisconsin Lutheran College--among others--Seth Godin, author of TribesBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: William Kamkwamba, Bryan MealerPublisher: William Morrow & CompanyPublished: 07/27/2010ISBN: 9780061730337Pages: 290Weight: 0.55lbsSize: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.90dAward: Georgia Children's Book Award - NomineeAward: Nutmeg Book Award - NomineeAward: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - NomineeAward: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - NomineeAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 139960 / Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and HopeReading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15

For those who want to give their students a global perspective, this story of a young man from poverty-stricken Malawi who figured out how to build a windmill from scavenged parts to bring electricity to his village hits all the right notes: a deep look into life in a developing nation, science and engineering insights--and inspiration.

William is now an engineering major at Dartmouth College.

Freshman Common Read: Avila University, Purdue University, Maryville University, University of Florida, Central College, Boise State University, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, Utah Valley University, Winthrop University, and California State University, Chico, Avila University, Wisconsin Lutheran College--among others

--Seth Godin, author of Tribes

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 07/27/2010
ISBN: 9780061730337
Pages: 290
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.90d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Nutmeg Book Award - Nominee
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee
Award: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - Nominee
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 139960 / Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
Reading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15

For those who want to give their students a global perspective, this story of a young man from poverty-stricken Malawi who figured out how to build a windmill from scavenged parts to bring electricity to his village hits all the right notes: a deep look into life in a developing nation, science and engineering insights--and inspiration.

William is now an engineering major at Dartmouth College.

Freshman Common Read: Avila University, Purdue University, Maryville University, University of Florida, Central College, Boise State University, University of New Mexico-Albuquerque, Utah Valley University, Winthrop University, and California State University, Chico, Avila University, Wisconsin Lutheran College--among others

--Seth Godin, author of Tribes

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: William Kamkwamba, Bryan Mealer
Publisher: William Morrow & Company
Published: 07/27/2010
ISBN: 9780061730337
Pages: 290
Weight: 0.55lbs
Size: 7.90h x 5.30w x 0.90d
Award: Georgia Children's Book Award - Nominee
Award: Nutmeg Book Award - Nominee
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee
Award: Washington Children's Choice Picture Book Award - Nominee
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 139960 / Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope
Reading Level: 6.4 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15