This is an inspiring narrative about William Kamkwamba, an African teenager of Malawi, who used what limited resources were available to build a wind mill. His efforts overcame crippling adversity of poverty and famine. Many thought he was crazy, but his dream to bring his small village electricity and running water became reality. “And I try and I made it,” applauded words William spoke at a conference, where his accomplishments were honored, became the motto for those attending. This is an inspiring and heartwarming true story.
28. February 2013 · Comments Off · Categories: Biographies, Joyce, NonFiction · Tags: black author
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer, 286 pages, read by Joyce, on 02/26/2013