Recommended reading about the Montessori method of education
   The following books by Dr Maria Montessori provide essential background reading.

    The Absorbent Mind                           ISBN:   9780805041569

    The Secret of Childhood                     ISBN:   9780345305831

    The Discovery of the Child                 ISBN:   9780345336569

     Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook        ISBN:  9780486445250

     The Montessori Method:  The Origins of an Educational Innovation
       Including an Abridged and Annotated Edition of Maria Montessori's
       The Montessori Method                     ISBN: 9780742519121

Other material and authors

Montessori Today: A Comprehensive Approach to Education from Birth to Adulthood        by Paula Polk Lillard             ISBN: 9780805210613
       Copies of this title are available in the Seward Media Center for parents to check out and read.

Montessori: A Modern Approach        by Paula Polk Lillard
                         ISBN: 9780805209204

Montessori Read and Write: A Parent's Guide to Literacy for Children
         by Lynne Lawrence        ISBN: 9780091863517