The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope - Study Guide Part 1 - Prologue, Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

William Kamkwamba
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This book is the inspiring autobiography of a Malawian teenager who, in spite of the challenges posed by drought, famine and poverty, designed and built a functioning electrical system in his family home and, as a result, became internationally recognized for his innovative work. As the narrative details the determination with which young William Kamkwamba struggled to make his dreams a reality, it also explores themes related to the value of friendship and the tension between magic and science.

Prologue - A crowd, curious and noisy, gathers to watch as the author/narrator readies the tower, and the wheels and arms at its top, for a trial run. William climbs the tower, (see "Quotes," p. 2) and frees the bladed wheel at the top. Its arms spin faster, the author prays for it to work, and suddenly there...

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