Imagine your family had to choose between sending you to school or having eugh food to eat. This book tells how William Kamkwamba was forced to drop out of his school in Wimbe, Malawi, when a famine struck his village and his family, who relied on farming, could longer afford his tuition fee. Instead of giving up on his education, William visited his local library often. It was here that he read a book about wind power. At the age of 14, William used what he learned from the book to build a windmill that brought power to his familys home. He has since built his villages first drinking water pump. Williams ingenuity, perseverance, and initiative are an inspiration to many people around the world.