The 16th president of the United States, and the man responsible for paving the way to the end of slavery, Abraham Lincoln (Honest Abe), who came from poverty and never went to college, was an avid reader.
“All I have learned, I learned from books.”—Abraham Lincoln
Here’s a sampling of Abraham Lincoln’s favorite books.
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