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Kamkwamba, William

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Summary: An enterprising teenager in Malawi builds a windmill from scraps he finds around his village and brings electricity, and a future, to his family.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: William Morrow 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 KAM

Summary: A difficult look at a country whose children are being orphaned at an alarming rate due to AIDS, their lack of education, and how they try to survive living in one of the poorest countries in the world. Includes interviews with President Bill Clinton, Archbishop Desmond Tutu, and more.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Virgil Films 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF I

Contents: Listen to me (or I will kick your ass) / Chikondi Salanje -- Women today take care of business / Stefano Nyerenda -- Please, don't kill my child / Thomas Binamo -- A message (I will take you) / Ben Masekese -- Jealous neighbor / Elias Chimenya -- I see the whole world dying of AIDS / Officer Ines Kaunde -- Give me back my child / Henderson Damiano -- The floods / James Justin -- Taking my life...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Six Degrees 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICAN ZOM

Kamkwamba, William

Summary: "When 14-year-old William Kamkwamba's Malawi village was hit by a drought in 2001, everyone's crops began to fail. His family didn't have enough money for food, let alone school, so William spent his days in the library. He came across a book on windmills and figured out how to build a windmill that could bring electricity to his village. Everyone thought he was crazy but William persevered and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books for Young Readers 2012

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Summary: "1950s popular music from the Congo, Tanganyika, Zanzibar, and Kenya"--Title page of accompanying book.

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD FOLK TRA

Kamkwamba, William.

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Summary: A true story of tenacity and imagination describes how an African teenager built a windmill from scraps to create electricity for his home and his village, improving life for himself and his neighbors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Perennial 2010

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Lane, Martha S. B.

Summary: Introduces the geography, history, government, lifestyles, and industries of Malawi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Childrens Press 1990

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J900 ENC

De Capua, Sarah.

Summary: Presents a photographic introduction to the land, history, government, economy, people, and culture of the African country of Malawi.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Twenty-First Century Books 2008

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 968.97 DeCapua 2009

Summary: Elderly Nana Chinegowe is left to care for her three orphaned grandchildren. Other than occasional casual work as a day laborer, she has no mean to support them and they often go without food. This film tells the story of Malawi's ultra poor, and investigates the Millennium Development Goals of reducing maternal mortality, hunger, and poverty.

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2011

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Summary: Lonely Planet: The world's leading travel guide publisher Lonely Planet Zambia, Mozambique & Malawi is your passport to the most relevant, up-to-date advice on what to see and skip, and what hidden discoveries await you. Visit the largest waterfalls on earth at Victoria Falls, canoe past swimming elephants in Lower Zambezi, or hike the dramatic scenery of Mt Mulanje; all with your trusted...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lonely Planet Publications Pty Ltd 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 916.8 ZAM

Summary: Poverty, unstable government, and disadvantages in trade have virtually eliminated food security in Malawi. This program explores the African country's struggles on both a personal and national level, interviewing frustrated civil servants and impoverished citizens, and reflecting widespread despair over WTO policies and the government's inability to subsidize the agriculture of its own people....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Ian Wright, Justine Shapiro, Holly Morris, Sami Sabiti and Andrew Daddo explore the customs and cultures of Mozambique, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, and Malawi.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Pilot Productions 2008

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult, Call number: 916.8 SOU

Lekuton, Joseph.

Summary: A member of the Masai people describes his life as he grew up in a northern Kenya village, travelled to America to attend college, and became an elementary school teacher in Virginia.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: National Geographic 2003

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1 available in Young Adult Collection, Call number: YA 921 LEK

Severin, Timothy.

Summary: Presents the author's reflections on his 1996 adventure in the Malay Archipelago, describing the unique features of the region and paying tribute to Victorian scientist Alfred Russel Wallace, whose 1896 travelogue of the Spice Islands served as a guide on the journey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Carroll & Graf Publishers 1997

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 959.8 SEV

Tan, Twan Eng

Summary: "The Gift of Rain is the story of Philip Hutton and the haunting tragedies that befall him when he becomes entangled in a web of wartime loyalties and deceits. In 1939, at the outset of World War II, sixteen- year-old Philip is a lonely outsider on the lush Malayan island of Penang. Alienated from his community and family, he at last discovers a sense of belonging through an unexpected...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Weinstein Books 2008

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1 available in Adult, Call number: P ENG

Perry, Alex.

Summary: "In 2006, the Wall Street pioneer and philanthropist Ray Chambers flicked through some holiday snapshots taken by his friend, development economist Jeff Sachs, and remarked on the placid beauty of a group of sleeping Malawian children. They're not sleeping, Sachs told him. They're in malarial comas. A few days later, they were all dead. Chambers had long avoided the public eye, but this moment...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: PublicAffairs 2011

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 614.532 PER

English, Charlie

Summary: The story of how a team of librarians and archivists joined forces to spirit tens of thousands of ancient manuscripts into hiding when al-Qaeda-linked jihadists surged across Mali in 2012, threatening the existence of these precious documents. Relying on extensive research and firsthand reporting, Charlie English expertly twines a fraught and fascinating account of one of the planet's...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Riverhead Books 2017

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 966.2 ENG

Sullivan, Anne Marie.

Summary: A biography of Tenzin Gyatso, the spiritual and political leader of Tibet, who has lived in exile in India since 1959, when communist China took over his nation.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Mason Crest Publishers 2003

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 DAL

Summary: Examines the role played by the American evangelical movement and the International House of Prayer megachurch in the state-sanctioned persecution of homosexuals in Uganda.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF GOD

Mangalepa (Musical group)

Contents: Embakasi (Kalenga Nzaza Vivi) -- Maindusa (Inkangika Maindusa) -- Mimba (Kabila ka Banze Evany) -- Nyako konya (Badi Banga wa Thsilumba) -- Walter (Badi Banga wa Thsilumba) -- Malawi zikama (Kabila ka Banze Evany) -- Kanemo (Kalenga Nzazi Vivi).

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: RetroAfric 2006

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD INTERNATIONAL/AFRICA MAN