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The Boy Who Harnessed the Wind and the Most Dangerous Game

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In both The Boy who harnessed the wind and the most dangerous Game the main characters are contend with something that they over come at the end. Dr. Martin Luther King said, "If you can't fly, run; if you can't run, walk; if you can't walk, crawl." William Kamkwamba is an innovator who "harnessed the wind" by building a windmill to bring electricity to his home in Malawi. Sometime after nearly many families almost perished from hunger due to drought and government corruption. William began his "studies" by studying on his own in the library when his father could no longer pay for his education.

William spent days searching a local dump for the scrap materials he needed to build his first windmill. People in his community called him mad, but William endured and finally made a machine that brought electricity to his home. The next machine he made brought running water to his home and to the community. William became a revered member of his community and the world. William wrote, "My fellow students and I talk about creating a new kind of Africa, a place of leaders instead of victims, a home of innovation rather than charity."

"The Most Dangerous Game," an adventure tale that pits two notorious hunters against one another in a life-and-death competition. Rainsford is a great big game hunter from New York City that believes that the world is divided in to two groups, hunters and the huntees. During his trip in Caribbean, he fell off the yacht, swam to a ship trek island and met general Zaroff, whom hunts human instead of animals. Rainsford ended up being hunted. After the hunt has gone on for two days, Rainsford decides to sneak into Zaroff's mansion for a final confrontation with Zaroff.

Both books made me feel like no matter how helpless you are anything is possible! Rainsford and William over came life-threating difficulties. But were able to overcome the different challenges that they are confronted with. Zaroff saved himself and any other person that would have come across that island. William coming from this background he had dropping out of school at the age of 14 and still being able to make a windmill (just by looking at the picture) that helped this whole village. In both books there was a time that I thought that they weren't going to be able to end what they started. Much suspense was built in both books mostly in the most dangerous Game. The Most Dangerous game had most of its suspense in the writing while The Boy Who Harnessed The Wind had it in the story. Even though one story was real and one was not they were both really good books to read.



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