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Another roadside attraction

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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind

The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind: Creating Currents of Electricity and Hope William Kamkwamba This is a fascinating first-person account of growing up in Malawi. William Kamkwamba is a remarkable boy, possessed of an incredible, inventive intelligence. His desire to … Continue reading

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog

The Elegance of the Hedgehog Muriel Barbery This wonderful little book is translated from the French. I tells the story of people’s secret lives. Paloma, a precocious twelve-year-old and Madame Michel, the concierge of the apartment building where she lives, … Continue reading

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