Recommended Resources


The introductory and advanced books listed below are the earliest English edition listed for each title.

Most of Dr. Maria Montessori’s works have been reprinted or reissued numerous times by various publishers. Most of the books listed here can be borrowed from your local library, purchased online through NAMTA’s online bookstore here , or purchased via Amazon.

NAMTA is a U.S. distributor for books that have been published by Montessori-Pierson Publishing Company, Oxford, England. In association with, NAMTA also offers the ability to order some Montessori-related books online. Visit their online bookstore.

Introductory Book List

Here are some introductory books on Maria Montessori and Montessori education.

Advanced Book List

These books give more in-depth information about Montessori education.


Dr. Maria Montessori:

  1. The Story of Maria Montessori
  2. On Maria, Time Magazine

Montessori Education:

  1. A Brief Overview of Montessori Education
  2. The Montessori Method
  3. Alternative Philosophies
  4. The Montessori Dictionary
  5. Montessori 101
  6. Is Montessori the Origin of Amazon and Google?
  7. Montessori Story Magazine
  8. Montessori Lectures



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