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updated 3/11/09

BOOK LIST

Maria Montessori, Her Life and Work
-E.M. Standing

The Gift of Dyslexia, Why Some of the Smartest People Can’t Read… and How They Can Learn
-Ronald D. Davis with Eldon M. Braun

Teach Me to Do it Myself, Montessori Activities for You and Your Child
-Maja Pitamic

Six-Minute Nature Experiments
-Faith Hickman Brynie

See for Yourself, More than 100 Experiments for Science Fairs and Projects
-Vicki Cobb

Why Do They Act That Way? A Survival Guide to the Adolescent Brain for You and Your Teen
-David Walsh, Ph. D.

The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens
-Sean Covey

The Guide to Good Manners for Kids
-Peggy Post & Cindy Post Senning, Ed. D.

Teaching Montessori in the Home, The School Years
-Elizabeth G. Hainstock

Teaching Montessori in the Home, The Pre-school Years
-Elizabeth G. Hainstock

Top of the Class, How Asian Parents Raise High Achievers and How You Can Too
-Dr. Soo Kim Abboud & Jane Kim

The Defiant Child, A Parent’s Guide to Oppositional Defiant Disorder
-Dr. Douglas A. Riley

Your Defiant Child, 8 Steps to Better Behavior
-Russell A. Barkley, Ph. D. & Christine M. Benton

Reading Reflex
-Carmen McGuinness & Geoffrey McGuinness

Setting Limits with Your Strong-Willed Child
-Robert J. MacKenzie, Ed. D.

Suppernanny, How to Get the Best from Your Children
-Jo Frost

Siblings without Rivalry, How to Get Your Children to Live Together so You Can Live Too
-Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish

Baby & Me, The Essential Guide to Pregnancy
-Deborah D. Stewart

Choosing Books for Children, A Commonsense Guide
-Betsy Hearne & Deborah Stevenson

The Early Childhood Almanac, Activities for Every Month of the Year
-Dana Newmann

Kid Tips, Proven Child-Care Tips from Experienced Parents Across the Country
-Tom McMahon

The Absorbent Mind
-Maria Montessori

Children Learn What They Live, Parenting to Inspire Values
-Dorothy Law Nolte

Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook, A Short Guide to Her Ideas and Materials
-Maria Montessori

The Discovery of the Child
-Maria Montessori

From Childhood to Adolescence
-Maria Montessori

A Montessori Mother
-Dorothy Canfield Fisher

Montessori Class Management
-Franco Albanesi, A. M. I.

What to Eat When You’re Expecting
-Arlene Eisenberg, Heidi Eisenberg Murkoff, Sandee Eisenberg Hathaway, R. N.

Temperament Tools, Working with Your Child’s Inborn Traits
-Helen Neville & Diane Clark Johnson

Basic Montessori, Learning Activities for Under-Fives
-David Gettman

Honey for a Child’s Heart, The Imaginative Use of Books in Family Life
-Gladys Hunt

Love & Limits, Guidance Tools for Creative Parenting
-Elizabeth Crary

Without Spanking or Spoiling, A Practical Approach to Toddler and Preschool Guidance
-Elizabeth Crary

Baby Games, A Joyful Guide to Child’s Play from Birth to Three Years
-Elaine Martin

For Every Child, The Rights of the Child in Words and Pictures
-Phyllis Fogelman

Making Children Mind without Losing Yours
-Dr. Kevin Leman

Montessori, The Science Behind the Genius
-Angeline Stoll Lillard

Toymaking With Children
-Freya Jaffke

New Parent Power!
-John Rosemond

The Over-Scheduled Child, Avoiding the Hyper-Parenting Trap
-Alvin Rosenfeld, M.D., and Nicole Wise

Putting Family First, Successful Strategies for Reclaiming Family Life in a Hurry-Up World
-William J. Doherty, Ph.D., and Barbara Z. Carlson

Backtalk, 4 Steps to Ending Rude Behavior in Your Kids
-Audrey Ricker, Ph.D., and Carolyn Crowder, Ph.D.

Eating, Sleeping, and Getting Up, How to Stop the Daily Battles with Your Child
-Carolyn Crowder, Ph.D.

The 7 O’clock Bed Time, Early to Bed, Early to Rise, Makes a Child Healthy, Playful, and Wise
-Inda Schaenen

Six-Point Plan for Raising Happy, Healthy Children
-John Rosemond

A Family of Value, Straight Talk on Strengthening the American Family and Rearing Successful, Happy Children
-John Rosemond

Around the World, Art & Activities, Visiting the 7 Continents through Craft Fun
-Judy Press

Setting Limits, How to Raise Responsible, Independent Children by Providing CLEAR Boundaries
-Robert J. MacKenzie, Ed. D.

Science Fair, Success Secrets, How to Win Prizes, Have Fun, and Think Like a Scientist
-Bill Haduch

100 Award-Winning Science Fair Projects
-Glen Vecchione

The Hurried Child, Growing Up Too Fast Too Soon
-David Elkind, Ph.D.

Wonderplay, Dancing, Games, Art, Fun, Cooking, Music
-Fretta Reitzes & Beth Teitelman, with Lois Alter Mark

Yardsticks, Children in the Classroom Ages 4-14, A resource for Parents and Teachers
-Chip Wood

The Epidemic, The Rot of American Culture, Absentee and Permissive Parenting, and the Resultant Plague of Joyless, Selfish Children
-Robert Shaw, M.D. with Stephanie Wood

What Your First Grader Needs to Know, Fundamentals of a Good First-Grade Education
-E.D. Hirsch, Jr.

Awesome Art Activities Around the Year
-Roberta Grobel Intrater

101 Fresh & Fun Critical-Thinking Activities
-Laurie Rozakis

At Home with Montessori
-Patricia Oriti

Summer Activities
-Fiona Watt and Ray Gibson

Night-Night, Settle-Down Activities for Easy Bedtimes
-Cynthia MacGregor

Einstein Never Used Flash Cards, How Our Children Really Learn- And Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less
-Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Ph.D., and Roberta Michnick Golinkoff, Ph.D., with Diane Eyer, Ph.D.

The Manipulative Child, How to Regain Control and Raise Resilient, Resourceful, and Independent Kids
-E.W. Swihart Jr., M.D., & Patrick Cotter, Ph.D.

Whining, 3 Steps to Stopping in Before the Tears and Tantrums Start
-Audrey Ricker, Ph.D., and Carolyn Crowder, Ph.D.

Raising Your Spirited Child, A Guide for Parents Whose Child is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic
-Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Children’s Traditional Games, Games from 137 Countries and Cultures
-Judy Sierra and Robert Kaminski

The Dog Trainer’s Guide to Parenting, Rewarding Good Behavior, Practicing Patience and Other Positive Techniques That Work
-Harold R. Hansen

Priorities, Making a Difference in the Life of a Child
-Peggy Anderson

Museums & Learning, A Guide for Family Visits
-Wilma Prudhum Greene

The Explosive Child, A New Approach for Understanding and Parenting Easily Frustrated, Chronically Inflexible Children
-Ross W. Greene, Ph.D.

Levy County Florida
-Carolyn Cohens

365 Manners Kids Should Know, Games, Activities, and Other Fun Way to Help Children Learn Etiquette
-Sheryl Eberly

Everyday Graces, A Child’s Book of Good Manners
-Karen Santorum

It Takes a Parent, How the Culture of Pushover Parenting is Hurting our Kids – And What to do About it
-Betsy Hart

What You Should Know About Your Child
-Maria Montessori

Montessori Insights for Parents of Young Children
-Aline D. Wolf

The Overachievers, The Secret Lives of Driven Kids
-Alexandra Robbins

Hothouse Kid, The Dilemma of the Gifted Child
-Alissa Quart

The Price of Privilege, How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids
-Madeline Levine, Ph.D.

The Web of Life, Weaving the Values that Sustain Us
-Richard Louv

The Out-of-Sync Child, Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder
-Carol Stock Kranowitz, M.A.

Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television
-Jerry Mander

Your Child’s Growing Mind, A Practical Guide to Brain Development and Learning from Birth to Adolescence
-Jane M. Healy, Ph.D.

Failure to Connect, How Computers Affect Children’s Minds – and What We can do About it
-Jane M. Healy, Ph.D.

The Tao of Montessori, Reflections on Compassionate Teaching
-Catherine McTamaney, Ed.D.

Children of the Universe; Cosmic Education in The Montessori Elementary Classroom
-Michael & D’Neil Duffy

1001 Things to do With Your Kids
-Caryl Waller Krueger

PAMPHLET LIST

•Helping Your Child Develop Good Character Traits
•Use Firm, Fair & Consistent Discipline
•Working with Others
•Teach Children Respect
•Learning at Home
•Listening Well & Following Directions
•Developing Social Skills
•Building Respect for Rules, Authority and Other People
•Talking & Listening
•Critical Thinking
•Helping Children Learn to Resolve Conflicts
•Helping Children Learn Self-Discipline
•Off to a Good Start, Ways Parents Can Help Children Get Ready to Begin School x4
•Problem Solving
•25 Ways Parents Can Talk and Listen to Children
•Provide a Structured, Stable Home Life
•Teach Children Basic Values
•Responsibility
•The ABCs of Discipline at Home
•Using Time Wisely
•Show Children You Love Them
•25 Ways Parents Can Build Responsibility in Children
•Motivation
•Reading
•25 Ways Parents Can Build Children’s Self-Esteem
•25 Ways Parents Can Motivate Children
•How Single Parents Can Be Involved at School
•25 Ways Parents Can Read with Children x2
•What Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students with Math
•What Every Family Should Know About Getting Along at Home
•What’s a Family?
•Better Note-Taking, Listening & Reviewing
•Making the Most of Learning Styles
•Reading for Meaning
•Building Homework Skills
•Expressing Ideas in Speech & Writing
•What Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students with Social Studies
•What Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students with Vocabulary
•What Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students with Writing
•What Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students with Science
•What Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students with Math
•What Parents Can Do at Home to Help Students with Reading
•Getting Ready for Math
•Why Study… & How Much Should Parents Help?
•Studying for & Taking Tests
•Learning about Language
•Getting Ready for Reading
•Tackling Large Assignments
•Getting Organized for Schoolwork & Homework
•25 Ways Parents Can Help Children Learn
•Instilling the Desire for Success in Your Child
•Teaching Children Responsibility for Their Learning & Behavior
•Self-Esteem
•Remember… You Are the Adult and You Are in Charge
•Building Motor Skills
•Spend Time with Children
•Teaching Writing throughout the Curriculum
•Dealing with Depression
•Get Ready for the Parent-Teacher Conference x2
•Homework Time Made Easier… and More Effective
•Parents are Teachers, Too! x5
•Secrets for Making Children Want to Read x2
•Help Your Child Do Better on Tests x2
•How to Work with Your Child’s Teacher x2
•Understanding Dyslexia
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Violence
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… The Apathetic Child
•Basic Facts about Learning Disabilities
•Helping Your Child Cope with Divorce
•The Danger Signals of Substance Abuse
•Kids & Tobacco
•It’s Never Too Late to Get Involved x3
•Ten Ways to Help Your Child Deal with Peer Pressure
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Gangs
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… The Disrespectful, Angry Child
•Kids & Alcohol
•Kids & Inhalants
•Kids & Prescription/Over-the-Counter Drugs
•Kids & Crack/Cocaine
•Kids & Steroids
•Kids & Marijuana
•Kids & Ecstasy (X or MDMA)
•What to Do if Your Middle Schooler is Having a Problem in School
•Teach Your Child the ‘Success Secret’ of Hard Work
•Teachers’ Learning Secrets to Use at Home x3
•Ways Busy Parents Can Help Children Succeed in Middle School
•There’s More than One Way to Be Smart!
•Sharing the Family Work Load Teaches Responsibility
•Teach Your Child the Responsibility of Remembering
•Help Your Child Balance School and Extracurricular Activities
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… AIDS & STDs
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Dropout Prevention
•Including All Students Can Help Everyone Learn
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Suicide Prevention
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… How to Get Help When You Need It
•What to Do If Your Teen is Having a Problem in School x2
•Teach Your Child How to Set Goals… And Reach Them!
•Help Your Child Develop an ‘I Can Do It’ Attitude
•Help Your Child Learn From Mistakes
•Recognize Your Child’s Strengths… And Motivate Success
•Ways Busy Parents Can Help Children Succeed in School
•How to Take Good Notes
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Bullies
•Kids & Heroin
•How to Work with Your Teen’s Teachers
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Cheating and Dishonesty
•Kids & LSD (Acid)
•Kids and Crystal Meth (Ice)
•Ways Busy Parents Can Help Teens Succeed in High School
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Sex
•How to Do Better on Tests
•Dealing with Peer Pressure
•How to Do Better in Math
•How to Become a Better Writer
•Dealing with Bullies
•Controlling Anger
•Coping with Divorce
•How to Get More Out of What You Read
•How to Make the Most of the Way You Learn
•How to Study More Effectively
•Success Takes More than just Being Smart
•How to Remember What You’ve Learned
•How to Tackle Large Assignments
•About Your Child’s Report Card
•Dealing with the Tough Issues… Popularity & Friendship Problems
•Thumbs, Fingers, and Pacifiers
•Seven Habits of Highly Responsible Students
•Learning Activities for Rainy Days & School Vacations
•Expect the Best from Your Child… And Get It!
•Is Your Home a Learning Place? A Quiz for Parents
•Learning is Your Child’s Responsibility
•Facts Parents Should Know About Children and Depression
•Helping Children with Attention Deficit Disorders (ADD & ADHD)
•Help Your Child Avoid Problems with Diets and Eating Disorders
•Is Your Child Under Too Much Pressure?
•10 Study Secrets of Great Students x2
•You CAN Control the TV Set
•Help Your Child Take Responsibility for Belongings & Schoolwork
•Resolving Conflicts
•How to Get Organized for Homework & Schoolwork
•Help Your Child Make Responsible Decisions
•Divorce and Children
•Learning Disabilities and Children
•Single Parenting
•Your Child’s Mental Health: When to Seek Help and Where to Get Help
•Understanding ADHD, Information for Parents About Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
•The Pink What? A Quick Reference Guide to Montessori Materials
•A Parent’s Guide to the Montessori Classroom, by Aline D. Wolf

Magazine List

Montessori Leadership

Fall 2000 – Vol. 2, No. 1
Winter 2000 – Vol. 1, No. 3
Spring 2001 – Vol. 2, No. 3
Winter 2001 – Vol. 2, No. 2
Summer 2004
Fall 2004
2005 – Vol. 7, No. 1

Montessori Life

Fall 2001 – Vol. 13, No. 4
Spring 2002 – Vol. 14, No. 2
Summer 2002 – Vol. 14, No. 3
Fall 2002 – Vol. 14, No. 4
Winter 2002 – Vol. 14, No. 1
Spring 2003 – Vol. 15, No. 2
Winter 2003 – Vol. 15, No. 1

The National Montessori

Spring 2003 – Vol. 27, No. 2

ParenTeacher Magazine

Premier Issue
Millennium Issue
Spring 2000
Spring 2001
Summer 2001
Back to School 2001
Winter 2001
Holiday 2001/2002
Special Summer Kid’s Issue 2002

Tomorrow’s Child

Spring 1996 – Vol. 4, No. 2
End of School 2000 – Vol. 8, No. 4
Back to School 2000 – Vol. 8, No. 5
Fall 2000 – Vol. 9, No. 1
Winter 2000/01 – Vol. 9, No. 2
Spring 2001 – Vol. 9, No. 3
End of School 2001 – Vol. 9, No. 4
Back to School 2001 – Vol. 9, No. 5
Fall 2001 – Vol. 10, No. 1
Winter 2001/02 – Vol. 10, No. 2
End of School 2002 – Vol. 10, No. 4
Back to School 2002 – Vol. 10, No. 5
Fall 2002 – Vol. 11, No. 1
Winter 2002/03 – Vol. 11, No. 2
Spring 2003 – Vol. 11, No. 3
End of School 2003 – Vol. 11, No. 4
Back to School 2003 – Vol. 11, No. 5
Fall 2003 – Vol. 12, No. 1
Winter 2003/04 – Vol. 12, No. 2

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