Recommended Reading

The Duluth Montessori School - Recommended ReadingBooks by Dr. Maria Montessori
  • The Absorbent Mind
  • The Advanced Montessori Method, Vol. 1: Spontaneous Activity in Education
  • The Advanced Montessori Method, Vol. 2: Materials for Education Elementary
  • California Lectures of Maria Montessori, 1915: Collected Speeches and Writings
  • The Child in the Family
  • From Childhood to Adolescence
  • The Discovery of the Child
  • To Educate the Human Potential
  • Education and Peace
  • The Formation of Man
  • The Montessori Method
  • The Secret of Childhood
Books written by others on Montessori
  • Education for Human Development, by Mario M. Montessori, Jr.
  • The Montessori Approach to Discipline, by Lena L. Gitter
  • Maria Montessori, by Rita Kramer
  • Maria Montessori: Her life and Work, by E.M.Standing
  • Montessori From the Start (Birth to Three), by Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jesse
  • Montessori Insights for Parents of Young Children, by Aline D. Wolf
  • Montessori Madness: A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education, by Trevor Eissler
  • Montessori, The Science Behind the Genius, by Angeline Stoll Lillard
  • Montessori Today (Elementary Program), by Paula Polk Lillard
Other Books on Education and Parenting
  • Between Parent and Child, by Haim Ginott
  • Between Teacher and Child, by Haim Ginott
  • Beyond Discipline: From Compliance to Community, by Alfie Kohn
  • A Family of Value, by John Rosemond
  • Family Building, by John Rosemond
  • John Rosemond’s Six-Point Plan for Raising Happy, Healthy Children, by John Rosemond
  • Making the “Terrible” Twos Terrific, by John Rosemond
  • Parent Power, by John Rosemond
  • Punished by Rewards: The Trouble With Gold Stars, Incentives Plans, A’s, Praise, and Other Bribes, by Alfie Kohn
  • What Does It Mean To Be Well Educated?, by Alfie Kohn
  • A Whole New Mind, by Daniel Pink