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If you're in NYC tomorrow from 12-2pm, come check out original art from The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind at La Casa Azul Bookstore's art opening: Suenos- How Imagination Can Save the World. Elizabeth Zunon Illustrator will be signing books and doing family fun art activities! http://www.lacasaazulbookstore.com/current-exhibit.html

This year La Casa Azul Bookstore is proud to present The Power of Children's Books ! For the entire calendar year of 2015 we will feature the art from some of our favorite children’s books...
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William graduates!

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A big, big, BIG Congratulations to the real Boy Who Harnessed the Wind, William Kamkwamba. He graduated from Dartmouth College with a Bachelor of Arts in Environmental Studies! Go William!

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After reading a book in the sand covered local library, young Malawian William Kamkwamba, teaches himself to build a power-generating windmill from junk parts, successfully rescuing his family from poverty and famine. Through this extraordinary initiative he becomes an energy icon for the developing...
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"The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" was chosen as a best book of the year by Bank Street College's Children's Book Committee!

We are so excited to announce that "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" will be receiving a Children's Africana Book Award! http://www.africaaccessreview.org/aar/awards.html

In 1991 the Outreach Council of the African Studies Association accepted a proposal from Africa Access to establish awards for outstanding K-12 books on Africa published in the U.S. The awards are designed to encourage the publication of accurate, balanced children’s materials on Africa, to recogniz...
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I'm so excited for the Hudson Children's Book Festival tomorrow! Tune in to 90.7 FM (http://www.wgxc.org/) today starting at 4pm to hear illustrator Elizabeth Zunon, and many other authors and illustrators talk about their work!

Hudson Children's Book Festival

Tomorrow is the BIG day!!
We hope to see you at the festival from 10-4!

If anyone happens to be near Hudson, NY next Saturday May 4, please stop by the Hudson Children's Book Festival for a special reading of "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" by illustrator Elizabeth Zunon! http://www.hudsonchildrensbookfestival.com/index.php…

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WILLIAM AND THE WINDMILL {A documentary film by Ben Nabors} William Kamkwamba, a young Malawian, builds a power-generating windmill from junk parts to rescue…
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"William and the Windmill" premieres at South by Southwest Film Festival this weekend! http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FS13792

Young Malawian William Kamkwamba teaches himself to build a power-generating windmill from junk parts, successfully rescuing his family from poverty and famine. He becomes an energy icon for the developing world and meets American entrepreneur and mentor Tom Rielly, who helps him imagine a new futur...
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"William and the Windmill" premieres at South by Southwest Film Festival this weekend! http://schedule.sxsw.com/2013/events/event_FS13792

Young Malawian William Kamkwamba teaches himself to build a power-generating windmill from junk parts, successfully rescuing his family from poverty and famine. He becomes an energy icon for the developing world and meets American entrepreneur and mentor Tom Rielly, who helps him imagine a new futur...
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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is on the National Science Teachers Association's Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K–12: 2013 !

Our vision of what we call science has broadened. The practices we use to explore the natural world and to create new products now include mathematics and engineering. We also recognize the importance of the arts, history, and human perspectives in these explorations. Science is not just one “way of...
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We are very proud to say that "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" has been named one of Amazon's Best Picture Books of 2012! http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=lp_6129718011_pg_2…

Amazon.com: Best of the Year: Picture Books - Editors' Picks in Kids Books: Books
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"The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" is now in Japanese!

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Another Review

We love getting all the different reports in from our Chapter & Verse Book Clubs around the country. Each group has such different reactions to the books we discuss!
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Great news! "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" was selected as one of Amazon's Best Books of the Year so Far! http://www.amazon.com/gp/b/ref=pe_180470_24529910_pe_b2/…

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Thank you to the students and teachers at Lynwood Elementary School in Guilderland, NY for a great school visit! They made pinwheels to decorate the front entrance, inspired by "The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind" !

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