John Muir (1838 – 1914) was a Scottish-American naturalist, author, environmental philosopher and early advocate of preservation of wilderness in the United States. His letters, essays, and books telling of his adventures in nature are read by millions even nowadays.
In the book by John Muir named “The Story of My Boyhood and Youth” he looks back into his childhood in Scotland and in Wisconsin. Reading this book every reader may recollect his own early ages. From Scotland where he was until 7 the reader get the stories of school kids fighting and exploring and of the discipline learned. This is a beautiful and engaging read of ages when every child in the world has a carefree childhood.