Spark Montessori Virtual Bookshelf

The Absorbent Mind
by Maria Montessori

The Secret of Childhood
by Maria Montessori

Montessori Madness: A Parent to Parent Argument for Montessori Education
by Trevor Essler

Montessori: The Science Behind the Genius
by Angeline Stoll Lillard

Free to Learn
by Paul Gray

The Element
by Ken Robinson

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance
by Angela Duckworth

Mindset: The New Psychology of Success
by Carol Dweck

THE JOYFUL CHILD; Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three
by Susan Mayclin Stephenson

The Price of Privilege
by Madeline Levine, PhD

Montessori: A Modern Approach
by Paula Polk Lillard

The Whole-Brain

by Daniel J. Siegel

Additional Resources for Parents

Education for Life: How Montessori Forms the Neurological Capabilities Necessary for the 21st Century

by Dr. Stephen Hughes, Neuroscientist


ERIC Repository of Montessori Research


Evaluating Montessori Education: An Analysis of Montessori vs. Traditional Outcomes


Parent Perspectives on a Montessori Education

American Montessori Society Video


Inside a Montessori Classroom (Infant through Elementary)

Video Library by Association Montessori International



Professor Carol Dweck Teaching Growth Mindset Video


Montessori = Creativity Unleashed

TEDx Talk by Judi Bauerline


Looking to Montessori to Guide Education Reform

TEDx Talk by Anna Lee


Montessori Madness

Video by Trevor Essler


Young Children’s Relationship with Nature: Its Importance to Children’s Development & the Earth’s Future
PDF by Randy White