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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Young Readers Edition by William Kamkwamba and Bryan Mealer

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 electricity to his village. Persevering against the odds, William built a functioning windmill out of junkyard scraps, and thus became the local hero who harnessed the wind.

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TED Talks

Here is William's first TED talk, given in June 2007

Here is William's second TED talk, given in July 2009

Netflix Movie Trailer