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Recommended Reading


The following books will give you an excellent introduction to Montessori and will help you delve as deep as you would like into the Montessori System of Education and the Science and Psychology behind it: 

Eissler, Trevor. Montessori Madness! A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education, George Town, Sevenoff, LLC, 2009

McTamaney, Catherine, The Tao of Montessori, New York, Universe Star, 2005

Montessori, Maria, The Absorbent Mind, New York: Dell Publishing, 1967.

Montessori, Maria, The Discovery of the Child, New York: Ballantine, 1969

Montessori, Maria, Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook, New York: Schocken Books, 1973.

Montessori, Maria, To Educate the Human Potential, Adyar, India: A Kalakshetra Publication, 1973.

Montessori, Maria, The Montessori Method, New York: Schocken Books, 1964.

Montessori, Maria, The Secret of Childhood, New York: Ballantine, 1966

Hainstock, Elizabeth G., The Essential Montessori, New York: Plume Books, 1986.

Lillard, Angeline Stoll, Montessori: The Science behind the Genius, Oxford University Press, 2005

Lillard, Paula Polk, Montessori – A Modern Approach, New York: Schocken Books, 1988.

Lillard, Paula Polk, Montessori Today, New York: Schocken Books, 1996.

Lillard, Paula Polk, Montessori in the Classroom, New York: Schocken Books, 1997.

Seldin, Tim, How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, New York: DK Publishing, 2006

Standing, E.M., Maria Montessori, her Life and her Work, New York: Mentor Books, 1962.

 

How to I incorporate and work with Montessori at home:

Hainstock, Elizabeth G., Teaching Montessori in the Home:  The Preschool Years, New York: Plume Books, 1976.

Hainstock, Elizabeth G., Teaching Montessori in the Home: The School Years, New York: Plume Books, 1978.

Wolf, Aline D., A Parent's Guide to the Montessori Classroom, Cleveland: NAMTA, 1980.

Montessori Resources