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Highly recommended as a book to read for enjoyment and inspiration.
The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by William Kamkwamba is an uplifting and inspiring story of a young boy with a dream and his desire to achieve his educational goals.
A dream, a vision, a "can do" attitude are all lessons for each of us to learn from this story.
This is a rare story of corruption and political malfeasance in Malawi (Africa) told through the eyes of a 14-year old boy. Read morePublished 47 minutes ago by Kent Price
William gives a valuable insight into the desperate conditions in which many Africans live. He overcomes so many obstacles to follow his dreams. Read morePublished 5 hours ago by Ellen B. Lomax
Beautifully written tale. Nice read for teens and adults.Published 3 days ago by Stephanie Lafferty Budde
A remarkable non-fiction story of how a young boy with spirit and determination rose above all odds stacked against him in life. Read morePublished 5 days ago by Patricia
Very interesting and inspiring. This story was choppy in the beginning with the storyline not flowing from one memory to the next.Published 7 days ago by Cris
Great book and well written. Interesting and inspiring for a 6th grade boy.Published 13 days ago by Brentash
Just finished reading two excellent non-fiction books. Because of MS, i sometimes find reading difficult and I don't find too many non-fiction books that grab and hold my... Read morePublished 18 days ago by Toni Ann Mistretta
Took a while to get into it and some parts would be more interesting to people handy with making things and tools; but I still was amazed at what the boy in the story could... Read morePublished 19 days ago by roxiene murphy
This story was so very moving. I have never understood famine and starvation like I have since reading this work. Read morePublished 19 days ago by Donald Taylor