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Suggested books for additional information about Dr. Maria Montessori, the Montessori Method, and early childhood development:

Books written by Dr. Maria Montessori:


1. The Absorbent Mind

2. To Educate the Human Potential

3. The Discovery of the Child

4. The Secret of Childhood

5. The Formation of Man

6. The Child in the Family

7. What You Should Know About Your Child

8. Spontaneous Activity in Education

9. The Child, Society and the World

10. Education for a New World

11. Education and Peace


The above books are available from:


* B & B School Supplies: Tel. (905) 890-0404

* Michael Olaf Company: Tel. (707) 826-1557

* Online from:

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Books about Montessori:


1. Education for Human Development by Mario Montessori Jr.

2. Montessori: A Modern Approach by Paula Polk Lillard

3. Maria Montessori: Her Life and Work by E.M. Standing

4. Maria Montessori by Rita Kramer


Books on Early Childhood Development:


1. Understanding the Human Being by Dr. Silvana Montanaro

2. The Secret Life of the Unborn Child by Dr. Thomas Verny

3. Whole Child, Whole Parent by Polly Berends Berrein

4. Touching by Ashley Montagu


All parents are invited to take advantage of our extensive Parent̀©brary, which has books written by Dr. Maria Montessori, videotapes produced by the North American Montessori Teachers Association, as well as other related materials.



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