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Discovery of the Child

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: Paperback, 352 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: May 12, 1986
Price: $7.99

Maria Montessori went beyond the conventions of the day to seek a new way of knowing and loving a child. In The Discovery of the Child, she describes the nature of the child and her method of working more fully with the child's urge to learn. With 16 pages of photographs... Read more >

Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 192 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: March 30, 2011
Price: $11.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Dr. Montessori's Own Handbook

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 30, 1988
Price: $14.00

A short, illustrated, practical guide to the use of the Montessori classroom materials, this work shows how to set up a  "children's house"--an environment for learning where children can be their own masters, free to learn at their own pace. Frames for lacing and buttoning, geometrical wooden insets, sound cylinders, sandpaper letters... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

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Montessori Method

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: Trade Paperback, 416 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: October 30, 1988
Price: $16.95

This is the book that introduced the Montessori method to America.  A radical departure from conventional educational wisdom when it first came on the scene, the Montessori method has become one of the most powerful and influential sets of ideas and practices on the education of children. This is an exposition of... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

Montessori Method

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: eBook, 416 pages
Publisher: Schocken
On Sale: December 1, 2010
Price: $12.99

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Also available as a trade paperback.

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Secret of Childhood

Written by Maria Montessori


Format: Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Ballantine Books
On Sale: January 12, 1982
Price: $7.99

Maria Montessori describes the inner-workings of children with warmth and the exactness of a scientist. She also discusses the array of materials and techniques needed to release a child's learning potential. Read more >
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