Henry David Thoreau's books, articles, essays, journals, and poetry total over 20 volumes. See more
You know, you've done some amazing things here, Sam. Hollowed out a whole little world for yourself. I bet there's not another boy in the whole civilized world who's done anything like it.
Yeah, but that's not why I came.
Why did you come, Sam?
Well, I came because I thought the only way to know nature was to live with it. Like Thoreau. You know? And I came because of my experiments. I learned all about algae under the conditions of nature. And I learned about survival. And... I learned about ...