The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind is a remarkable and true story about human inventiveness and its power to overcome adversity. As you read this memoir, you will be inspired by the story of how one individual changed his community and bettered the lives of those around him. William Kamkwamba was born in Malawi, a poor, land-locked country in southern Africa. A link to your summer reading assignment and note taking template can be found here. While reading William’s story, keep in mind the following guiding question:

How can an individual’s actions and willingness to assume responsibilityhave a positive impact on a community?
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