RovingFiddlehead KidLit

Nonfiction Picture Book Challenge: The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

January 25, 2012

For a truly inspirational book, check out The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind by inventor William Kamkwamba and journalist Bryan Mealer with pictures by Elizabeth Zunon. Forced to drop out of school when famine struck Malawi, fourteen-year-old William turned to the local library where the pictures of windmills inspired him to build his own. Hoping […]