Der Junge, der den Wind einfing: Eine afrikanische Heldengeschichte
Publish date: March 8th 2010
Pages no: 384
Edition language: Deutsch
, Non Fiction
, Book Club
, Biography Memoir
, Picture Books
How does a 14-year old high school dropout in a small famine-stricken country in south eastern Africa build a windmill? William Kamkwamba tells how he did in The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, a memoir of a young man who wanted to ensure a better life for his family by using ideas inspired by science ...
This is a memoir by a young man from Malawi who, as a teenager, built a windmill – with only a book to guide him and using materials he was able to scrounge locally – to bring electricity to his home. William Kamkwamba is born one of several children in a farming family in rural Malawi, grows up wit...
Finally good news.I can't begin to tell you what a joy to read this book was. Every adult and every kid should read it (except for those kids whose parents are not ok with them reading vivid descriptions of someone dying from gonorrhoea - but even those kids should probably rebel against their paren...
An engaging hopeful memoir by a dedicated and resourceful young man who vastly improved the lives of his family and neighbors. Reading it was--a word I've never used in a review before--heartwarming.
Rating: 4.5* of five The Book Report: The book description says:When fourteen-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought, everyone's crops began to fail. Without enough money for food, let alone school, William spent his days in the library . . . and figured out how to bring e...
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