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The 2016-2017 Text-in-Community campus read selection for North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University.
Last Updated: Sep 8, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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About the Summer Resources

The Text-in-Community book, The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind will not be available until Welcome Week - right before school starts.

Expect distribution on Sunday, August 14th, during the New Student Expectation Assembly.

To get you started on reading this book, the publisher has made freely available the Prologue and Chapters One and Two.  

We will also try and locate other free and openly accessible online articles, books, or other materials used to provide background information about Malawi, including geography, politics, socioeconomic issues, etc.


    Free Sample Chapters from Harper Collins

    Cover Art
    The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind - William Kamkwamba; Bryan Mealer
    ISBN: 9780061730320
    Publication Date: 2009
    Click on right side of the page to advance to the next page.
    Click on left side of the page to return to the previous page.

    Only three sections Available:


    Chapter One

    Chapter Two


    Resource Guides

    Teaching and Resource Guide: “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind” - Boston University
    Publication Date: 2013
    "This guide is intended to provide links to various resources and contextual information for “The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind”.

    Please refer to the index guide at the top right to see topics addressed in this guide."

    The Power of One - Jennifer Wulff
    Call Number: Dartmouth Alumni Magazine
    Publication Date: Sept-Oct 2011
    "After building a homemade windmill to power his Malawi family’s home, William Kamkwamba ’14 brings a new kind of energy to campus."


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