The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope - Part 5 - Chapters 9 and 10 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 9 - As the crops mature, activities at the school resume. Gilbert is one of those who returns, but because William still has to have his fees paid, he finds something else to do with his time - visiting the library, where he studies their copies of school textbooks. He also studies books on science (see "Quotes," p. 156), learning about magnetism, electromagnetism, turbines and, eventually, windmills from a book he discovers by accident. William realizes he can use a windmill to bring electrical power to his family, and also eventually serve as a pump for the well, enabling more and better harvests. William determines that he's going to build one, and constructs a model that he successfully tests on one of Geoffrey's radios. With that success under his belt, he plans for a bigger windmill, carefully searching garbage bins...

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