Here is a list of suggested Montessori resources and readings. These resources should give you an introduction to Montessori education, the philosophy, science and psychology behind it.
Montessori, Maria, The Absorbent Mind, New York: Dell Publishing, 1967.
Montessori, Maria, The Discovery of the Child, New York: Ballantine, 1969
Montessori, Maria, Dr. Montessori’s Own Handbook, New York: Schocken Books, 1973.
Montessori, Maria, To Educate the Human Potential, Adyar, India: A Kalakshetra Publication, 1973.
Montessori, Maria, The Montessori Method, New York: Schocken Books, 1964.
Lillard, Angeline Stoll, Montessori: The Science behind the Genius, Oxford University Press, 2005
Lillard, Paula Polk, Montessori – A Modern Approach, New York: Schocken Books, 1988.
Lillard, Paula Polk, Montessori Today, New York: Schocken Books, 1996.
Lillard, Paula Polk, Montessori in the Classroom, New York: Schocken Books, 1997.
Montessori in the Home:
Hainstock, Elizabeth G., Teaching Montessori in the Home: The Preschool Years, New York: Plume Books, 1976.
Hainstock, Elizabeth G., Teaching Montessori in the Home: The School Years, New York: Plume Books, 1978.
Seldin, Tim, How to Raise an Amazing Child the Montessori Way, New York: DK Publishing, 2006
Wolf, Aline D., A Parent’s Guide to the Montessori Classroom, Cleveland: NAMTA, 1980.
Montessori Children’s Books:
Bach, Nancy, Maria Montessori and Her Quiet Revolution: A Picture Book about Maria Montessori and Her School Method, Long Bridge Publishing, 2013.
Collins, Allyson, Jack Goes to Montessori School, Buena Austin Publishing, 2013.
Ney, Alison, Maria Montessori: A Biography for and by Children, CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013.