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The Child Is The Teacher
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Cristina De Stefano is a journalist and writer. She lives and works in Paris as a literary scout for many publishing houses around the world. Her books Belinda e il mostro- Vita segreta di Cristina Campo (2002) and Americane avventurose (2007) have been translated into French, German, Spanish, and Polish. Her biography Oriana Fallaci- The Journalist, the Agitator, the Legend was published by Other Press in 2017. Gregory Conti has translated numerous works of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry from Italian including works by Emilio Lussu, Rosetta Loy, Elisa Biagini, and Paolo Rumiz. He is a regular contributor to the literary quarterly, Raritan.

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"Readers of feminist history will savor this evenhanded profile of a groundbreaking educator and businesswoman." -Publishers Weekly

"With extensive access to Montessori's unpublished diaries and letters, journalist Cristina De Stefano has written a compellingly readable account of the personal life of the famous educator." -Dr. Mira Debs, author of Diverse Families, Desirable Schools: Public Montessori in the Era of School Choice

"In over fifty years of reading and writing about Maria Montessori, I have never found a book, except those written by Dr. Montessori herself, that I could read from cover to cover. The Child Is the Teacher is essential for anyone interested in education, in Montessori schools for children, and in Montessori teacher training for adults." -Susan Mayclin Stephenson, author of The Joyful Child: Montessori, Global Wisdom for Birth to Three

"De Stefano's lively new biography of Montessori is a feast-a sympathetic yet clear-eyed view of a complex, revolutionary genius whose mission was to shed new light on children, revealing conditions wherein they become the hope for all humanity. The book is extensively researched and filled with novel insights and information." -Angeline S. Lillard, Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia

"Cristina De Stefano brings Maria Montessori to life in her important new biography, The Child Is the Teacher. With a fresh, objective perspective as a thoughtful Italian journalist, she gained access to many new original sources that offer a unique window into the life and thoughts of one of the twentieth century's leading agents of social change and the founder of a global movement to transform education that also led to contemporary brain research. Montessori's life is a fascinating story in itself. This book will be a must-read work." -Tim Seldin, President of The Montessori Foundation and Chair of The International Montessori Council

Praise for Oriana Fallaci:

"Engrossing" -The New Yorker

"It's the first authorized biography we have of Fallaci, with access to new personal records, and welcome for that reason...it gets her story onto the page and, thanks to its subject, is never dull." -New York Times

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