Maria Montessori Elementary School Library

Rockford, Illinois


     Montessori Elementary School      

Maria Montessori Biography

Maria Montessori Picture Credit: Wendy Lewis (Used with permission)


Montessori Home

CORAL Reef Online Field Guide

Knowledge is free at the library. Just

bring your own container. - Unknown

Montessori Library Catalog OPAC




Books for Writing Curriculum - Six Traits





Visit Rockford Public Library

Online Catalog and Other Databases


Illinois Children's Choice Awards

Grades K-3  Monarch Award

bullet 2010 Nominees
bullet2009 Winner: Once Upon a Cool Motorcycle Dude by Kevin O'Malley

Grades 4-8    Rebecca Caudill Award

bullet 2010 Nominees
bullet2009 Winner: The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Grades 9-12  Abraham Lincoln Illinois

High School Award

bullet 2010 Nominees
bullet2009 Winner:

Caldecott Winners





Newbery Winners


All Time Classic Books







Montessori Schools are Celebrating Their Centennial Year


Third Thursday in September is Constitution Day


Third Thursday in November is Family Reading Night


February in Black History Month

March is Women's History Month

April is National Poetry Month

A house without books is like a room without windows. No man has a right to bring up children without surrounding them

with books.... Children learn to read being in the presence of books.
Horace MANN (1796-1859)

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