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The Resource The boy who harnessed the wind, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas

The boy who harnessed the wind, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas

Label
The boy who harnessed the wind
Title
The boy who harnessed the wind
Statement of responsibility
William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents a story of 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
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10393521
Cataloging source
ZPJ
Dewey number
  • 621.4/53096897
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
no index present
Intended audience
860
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
TJ140.K36
LC item number
A3 2015
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/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The boy who harnessed the wind, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas
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
20374348
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Young readers edition.
Extent
293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates
Isbn
9780803740808
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014019191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900783173
  • (OCoLC)900783173
Label
The boy who harnessed the wind, William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer ; illustrated by Anna Hymas
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
20374348
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
Young readers edition.
Extent
293 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of color plates
Isbn
9780803740808
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2014019191
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, map
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn900783173
  • (OCoLC)900783173

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