Japanese edition of The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind. True story of a boy growing up in an improvised, desolate central Africa. The 14 year old William Kamkwamba learned about electrical windmills at a small library, and after weeks of foraging for junk parts, he did the incredible. In Japanese. Distributed by Tsai Fong Books, Inc.
A story about a boy who reads a book and learns how to build a windmill to bring water from the earth and help save his family and friends in the midst of a drought.
William Kamkwamba recently graduated from Dartmouth College. The original version of his memoir <i>The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind</i> was a <i>New York Times</i> Bestseller and a <i>Publishers Weekly</i> Best Book of the Year. He divides his time between Malawi and San Francisco, California.
Bryan Mealer is the author of <i>Muck City</i> and the <i>New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind</i>, which he wrote with William Kamkwamba. Since publication, the book has received many honors and has been translated into over a dozen languages. Mealer is also the author of <i>All Things Must Fight to Live</i>, which chronicled his years covering the war in the Democratic Republic of Congo for <i>Harper’s</i> and the Associated Press. His forthcoming book, <i>The Kings of Big Spring</i>, a multi-generational saga about his family in West Texas, will be published by Flatiron Books in early 2018. He and his family live in Austin.