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You can learn more about or purchase some of the following books at

The Absorbent Mind, Dr. Maria Montessori
Adventures in Peacemaking, William Kreidler & Lois Furlong, Project Adventure
Building Character and Community in the Classroom, Ronda Howley
The Call to Brilliance, by Resa Steindel Brown,
Celebrations of Life, Musya Meyer & Tim Seldin
Center Stones: Affirmations for Young Children, Jonathan Wolf
Characteristics of the Master Teacher: Embracing the Process of Personal Transformation, Edgar Ball & Jonathan Wolf
The Child in the Family, Dr. Maria Montessori
Children Are From Heaven, John Gray, Ph.D
The Cosmic Approach: A Montessori Science Curriculum for 0-6, Celma Pinho Perry
Cultural Awareness for Children, Allen, McNeil & Schmidt,
Curriculum of Love: Cultivating the Spiritual Nature of Children, Morgan Daleo
The Discovery of the Child, Dr. Maria Montessori
Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook: A Short Guide to Her Ideas and Materials, Schocken
Earth Child: Living Lightly on the Earth, Kathryn Sheehan & Mary Waidner
Education for a New World, Maria Montessori
The Essential Montessori, Elizabeth G. Hainstock
Harmony, Loyalty, and Teamwork, Jonathan Wolf & Edgar Ball
How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, by Tim Seldin
How to Talk So Kids Will Listen &; Listen So Kids Will Talk, Mazlish
I Can Do It! 135 Successful Independent Learning Activities, La Britta Gilbert
I Wonder What’s Out There: a Vision of the Universe for Primary Classes, A. Wolf
The Indigo Children, Lee Carol & Jan Tobler
The Kindness Curriculum: Introducing Young Children to Loving Values, Rice
Magical Child, Joseph Chilton Pearce
Mathworks, by Michael Duffy
Montessori Insights for Parents of Young Children, Aline Wolf
Montessori in the Classroom, Paula Polk Lillard
Montessori Madness, Trevor Eissler
Montessori: The Science behind the Genius, Angeline Stoll Lillard
The Montessori Way, Tim Seldin and Paul Epstein
Montessori: A Modern Approach, Paula Polk Lillard
Montessori Play And Learn: A Parent’s Guide to Purposeful Play from Two to Six, Lesley Britton
Nurture Shock, Po Bronson & Ashley Merryman
Nurturing the Spirit, Aline D. Wolf
The Outdoor Classroom: A Prepared Environment, Mary Boden
Peaceful Children, Peaceful World, Aline D. Wolf
The Peaceful Classroom, Charles A. Smith, Ph.D.
Peace and Education, Dr. Maria Montessori
The Peacekeepers Series, Marianne Bivins
Peacemaker’s A, B, C’s for Young Children: Teaching Conflict Resolution with a Peace Table
Positive Discipline for Preschoolers: For Early Years, Jane Nelson
The Radiant Child, Thomas Armstrong
The Secret of Childhood, Dr. Maria Montessori
Spiritual Parenting: A Course for Parents and Teachers, Steven M Rosman, Ph.D.
The Tao of Teaching, Greta Nagel, Ph.D.
Teaching Montessori in the Home: The Pre-School Years, Elizabeth Hainstock
Teach Me to Do It Myself: Montessori Activities for You and Your Child, Maja Pitamic
Think of Something Quiet, Clare Cherry
The World in the Palm of Her Hand, Tim and Donna Seldin
Understanding Montessori, and Building Cathedrals Not Walls, Maren Schmidt


Why Montessori for the Kindergarten Year, by Tim Seldin with Dr. Elizabeth Coe, The Montessori Foundation: Tomorrow’s Child, Vol. 3 No. 2, 1995
The Kindergarten Choice, by Chip Wood, Working Parents February / March 1985
Notes for Parents: What is Kindergarten All About, James L. Hymes
What Makes Montessori Different, by Tim Seldin, Tomorrow’s Child 2013
Montessori, The Brain, and the Young Adult, by Paula Lillard, The NAMTA Bulletin, 2008

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