This book is suitable for ages 9 to 12 years. Go on a windy adventure as two children visit ancient Persia, Imperial China, Medieval Europe, and rural America for first-hand views of wind power in its various forms throughout human history. From grain-grinding to water-pumping, this informative guide ultimately blows our adventurers into modern-day Texas, where shiny new wind turbines are being constructed to make clean, renewable electricity for our homes and businesses.
IRENE BOLAND lives and bikes to work in New York City where she is a policy analyst for the Environmental Protection Agency. In addition to her M.P.A., Irene holds a Bachelors of Urban and Environmental Planning from the University of Virginia. VANESSA KELLOGG is a wind power developer based in Houston and works to harness the tremendous wind resource potential in the Texas region and bring clean, renewable electricity to the state. In addition to her M.P.A., Vanessa holds a B.A. in Policy Studies and Spanish from Rice University.