Abraham Lincoln's favorite books
Raised by a mostly-poor family on America's western frontier, Abraham Lincoln was largely self-educated. His formal education, added all together, came to about one year. However, historians agree Lincoln loved to read and learn from any books he could get his hands on.
Below is a list of Abraham Lincoln's favorite books:
Aesop's Fables by Aesop
Hamlet by Shakespeare
Macbeth by Shakespeare
Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyon
A History of General George Washington by Parson Weems
The Life of Washington by David Ramsay
Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe
Commentaries on the Law by Blackstone
The Holy Bible
Sources: The Library of Congress, The Ashbrook Center, Mr. Lincoln and the Founders, and, Joseph Fornieri.
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