We will be closed for Winter Break from Monday, February 19 through Friday, February 23. We will return on Monday, February 26.

Suggested Reading

At Five Oaks Academy we strive to build a community of learners among our students, faculty, and parents. Below is a list of books that explore and support Montessori philosophy and themes important to our learning community.

Raising Happiness
Christine Carter, Ph.D
Reading by Daniel Goleman
Emotional Intelligence: 10th Anniversary Edition; Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
Daniel Goleman
Reading by Yong Zaho
Catching Up or Leading the Way: American Education in the Age of Globalization
Yong Zhao
Your Child’s Strengths
Jennifer M. Fox, M-Ed.
The Call to Brillance
Resa Steindel Brown
Reading by Richard Louv
Last Child in the Woods: Saving Our Children from Nature-Deficit Disorder
Richard Louv
Understanding Montessori: A Guide for Parents
Maren Schmidt, M-Ed.
How to Raise an Amazing Child
Tim Seldin
Reading by Tim Seldin and Paul Epstein
The Montessori Way
Tim Seldin and Paul Epstein
Reading by Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen
Montessori from the Start
Paula Polk Lillard and Lynn Lillard Jessen
Reading by Paula Polk Lillard
Montessori: A Modern Approach
Paula Polk Lillard
Dr. Angeline Lillard
Montessori: The Science Behind The Genius
Dr. Angeline Lillard