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Learning about Giftedness

Betts, G. & Kercher, J. (2000). Autonomous learner model (rev.). Greeley, CO: Alps Publishing.

Castellano, J. A., & Diaz, E. I. (2002). Reaching new horizons: Gifted and talented education for culturally and linguistically diverse students. Boston: Allyn and Bacon.

Clark, B. (2007). Growing up gifted: Developing the potential of children at home and at school (7th Edition). New York: Prentice Hall.

Colangelo, N. & Davis, G. (Eds.) (2003). Handbook of gifted education (3rd ed.). New York: Allyn & Bacon.

Davis, J. L. (2010). Bright, Talented & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Esquivel, G. B., & Houtz, J. C. (Eds.) (2000). Creativity and giftedness in culturally diverse students. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton.

Ford, D.Y., Harris, J.J. (1999). Multicultural gifted education. New York: Teachers College Press.

Galbraith, J. Gifted kids survival guides. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Goertzel, V., Goertzel, M.G., Goertzel, T.G. & Hansen, A.M.W. (2004). Cradles of eminence: Childhoods of more than seven hundred famous men and women, 2nd edition. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Kerr, B. (1997). Smart girls – revised edition: A new psychology of girls, women and giftedness. Scottsdale: Gifted Psychology Press.

Kerr, B. and Cohn, S. (2001). Smart boys: Talent, manhood & the search for meaning. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Piirto, J. (2004). Understanding Creativity, 3rd edition. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Roeper, A. (1995). Annemarie Roeper – selected writings and speeches. Minneapolis: Free Spirit.

Silverman, L. (2012). Gifted 101. Springer Publishing.

Watts, J. (1989). In search of perspective. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Willis, J. (2009). Inspiring Middle School Minds: Gifted, Creative, & Challenging. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Social and Emotional Issues

Adderholdt-Elliot, M., Goldberg, J. (1999). Perfectionism – what’s bad about being too good? (rev. ed.). Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Cohen, C. (2000). Raise your child’s social IQ: Stepping stones to people skills for kids. Silverspring MD: Advantage books.

Delisle, J., & Galbraith, J. (2002). When gifted kids don’t have all the answers: How to meet their social and emotional needs. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Cohen, L. M., & Frydenberg, E. (1996). Coping for capable kids: Strategies for parents teachers and students. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Daniels, S., & Piechowski, M. M. (2008). Living with Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and the Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Duke, M.P., Nowicki. S., Martin, E.A. (1996). Teaching your child the language of social success. Atlanta: Peachtree.

Fonseca, C. (2010). Emotional Intensity in Gifted Children: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Frankel, F. (1996). Good friends are hard to find: Help your child find, make and keep friends. Los Angeles: Perspective Publishing.

Greenspon, Thomas (2002). Freeing our families from perfectionism. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Halsted, J. W. (2001). Some of my best friends are books: Guiding gifted readers from preschool to high school, 2nd edition. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Hipp, E. (1999). Fighting invisible tigers: A stress management guide for teens. (rev.) Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Neihart, M. Reis, S.M., Robinson, N.M., & Moon, S. M. (Eds.). (2002). The social and emotional development of gifted children: What do we know? Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Kerr, B. (1997). Smart girls – revised edition: a new psychology of girls, women and giftedness. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Kerr, B. and Cohn, S. (2001). Smart boys: Talent, manhood & the search for meaning. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Little, J. (1990). Hey world here I am. New York: Harper.

Smutny, J. (2002). Underserved gifted populations: Responding to their needs and abilities (perspectives on creativity research). New Jersey: Hampton Press.

Smutny, J. (1998). The young gifted child: Potential and promise – an anthology (perspectives on creativity). New Jersey: Hampton Press.

Webb, J.T., Meckstroth, E.A., Tolan, S.S. (1982). Guiding the gifted child: A practical source for parents and teachers. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Adult Gifted

Jacobson, M.E. (1999). The gifted adult: A revolutionary guide to liberating everyday genius. New York: Ballantine Books.

Nauta, Noks and Ronner, Sieuwke (2013) Gifted Workers: Hitting the Target. Shaker Publishing BV.

Streznewski, M.K. (1999). Gifted grownups: The mixed blessings of extraordinary potential. New York: John Wiley and Sons.

Parenting the Gifted

Delisle, J. (2006). Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

DeVries, A. & Webb, J.T. (2007). Gifted parent groups: The SENG model, 2nd ed. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Faber, A., & Mazlish, E. (1999). How to talk so kids will listen and listen so kids will talk. New York: Avon.

Isaacson, K.L.J. (2002). Raisin’ Brains: Surviving My Smart Family. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Johnston, J., Shanley, M.K. (2000). For parents only: Tips for surviving the journey from homeroom to dorm room. New York: Barrons.

Kurcinka, M.S. (1992). Raising your spirited child. New York, NY: Harper Collins Perennial.

Olenchak, R. O. (1998). They say my kid’s gifted, now what: Ideas for parents for understanding and working with schools. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

Rivero, L. (2002). Creative home schooling for gifted children: A resource guide. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Rivero, L. (2010). A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Teens: Living with Intense and Creative Adolescents. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Rivero, L. (2010). Smart Teens’ Guide to Living with Intensity: How to Get More Out of Life and Learning. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Rogers, K. B. (2001). Re-Forming gifted education: How parents and teachers can match the program to the child. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Strip, C.A. & Hirsch, G. (2001). Helping gifted children soar: A practical guide for parents and teachers. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Strip, C.A. & Hirsch, G. (2001). Ayudando a los niños dotadas a volar: Una guía práctica para padres y maestros. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Walker, Sally, (2000). The survival guide for parents of gifted kids; How to understand, live with, and stick up for your gifted child (Revised). Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.

Webb, J.T., Gore, J., Amend, E., & DeVries, A. (2007). A parent’s guide to gifted children. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Webb, J.T., Meckstroth, E.A., Tolan, S.S. (1982). Guiding the gifted child: A practical source for parents and teachers. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press.

Counseling, Multiple Exceptionality and Psychological Issues

Attwood, T. & Wing, L. (1998). Asperger’s Syndrome: A guide for parents and professionals. London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Delisle, James. (1992). Guiding the Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Youth: A Practical Guide for Educators and Counselors. New York: Longman.

Eide, B. & Eide, F. (2006). The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child’s Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success. New York: Hyperion.

Eide, B. & Eide, F. (2011). The Dyslexic Advantage: Unlocking the Hidden Potential of the Dyslexic Brain. New York: Hudson Street Press.

Ford, D.Y. (1995). Counseling gifted African American students: Promoting achievement, identity, and social and emotional well-being. Storrs, CT: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented. ED388015.

Kay, K. (2000). Uniquely gifted: Identifying and meeting the needs of the twice exceptional student. Avocus Publishing.

Kennedy, D., Banks, R., Grandin, T. (2011). Bright Not Broken: Gifted Kids, ADHD, and Autism. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass.

Kerr, Barbara. (1992). A Handbook for Counseling the Gifted and Talented. Arlington, VA: AACD.

Lovecky, D. V. (2003). Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits. Philadelphia: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

Nelson, R. E., Galas, Judith (1994). The power to prevent suicide: A guide for teens helping teens. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Peterson, Jean Sunde (1995). Talk with teens about feelings, family, relationships, and the future, 50 guided discussions for school and counseling groups. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Publishing.

Peterson, Jean Sunde (1993). Talk with teens about self and stress, 50 guided discussions for school and counseling groups. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.

Pfeiffer, S. I. (2012). Serving the Gifted: Evidence-Based Clinical and Psychoeducational Practice. New York: Routledge.

Silverman, L.K., (Ed.) (1993). Counseling the gifted and talented. Denver: Love Publishing.

VanTassel-Baska, J. (ed.) (1983). A Practical Guide to Counseling the Gifted in a School Setting. Reston, VA: The Council for Exceptional Children.

Webb, J. T., Amend, E. R., Webb, N. E., Goerss, J., Beljan, P., Olenchak, F. R. (2004). Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, depression, and other disorders. Scottsdale: Great Potential Press. Read more about this title!


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