Montessori Resources


By Maria Montessori
The Montessori Method
Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook: A Short Guide to Her Ideas & Materials
The Discovery of the Child
The Secret of Childhood
The Absorbent Mind

The Clio Montessori Series:
• To Educate the Human Potential
• Education & Peace
• The Formation of Man
• Education for a New World
• The Child in the Family
• What You Should Know About Your Child
• Child, Society, & the World: Unpublished Speeches & Writings
• From Childhood to Adolescence: Including Erdkinder & the Function of the University
• Spontaneous Activity in Education

Why Montessori?
Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius, Angeline Stoll Lillard
Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood, Paula Polk Lillard
Montessori: Why It Matters for Your Child’s Success & Happiness, Charlotte Cushman
Montessori Madness! A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education, Trevor Eissler
Montessori: A Modern Approach, Paula Polk Lillard
Child of the World: Montessori Global Education for Ages 3-12+, Susan Mayclin Stephenson
The Essential Montessori: An Introduction to the Woman, the Writings, the Method, & the Movement, Elizabeth Hainstock

Montessori for the Very Young
Understanding the Human Being, Silvana Monteanoro
The Joyful Child: Montessori Global Wisdom for Birth to Three, Susan Mayclin Stephenson
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, Tim Seldin
Montessori from the Start: The Child at Home, From Birth to Age Three, Paula Polk Lillard

Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work, E.M. Standing
Maria Montessori: A Biography, Rita Kramer


American Montessori Society
North American Montessori Teacher Association
International Montessori Council
Association of Montessori International-United States of America


Journal of Montessori Research