What is your favourite Montessori text?

Montessori’s writings are like Montessori materials: which one meets my interest right now? For theoretical understanding: The Absorbent Mind – Montessori’s summary of her discoveries; and The 1946 Lectures – Montessori sharing those discoveries with her own students; To Educate the Human Potential and From Childhood to Adolescence taking us deeper into the Second and Third Planes. For pure inspiration, Education and Peace and Citizen of the World. For practical guidance, I choose a book and just read through chapter titles seeking a good match. I’ve never been disappointed. And no matter how many times I’ve read a book or chapter, I always discover something new to ponder.

Montessori adolescent reading book