Parenting - Understanding and Supporting Our Children
Bright, Talented, & Black: A Guide for Families of African American Gifted Learners, by Joy Lawson Davis
Empowering Gifted Minds: Educational Advocacy That Works, by Barbara Jackson Gilman
Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers, by James Webb, Elizabeth Meckstroth, and Stephanie Tolan
Making Great Kids Greater: Easing the Burden of Being Gifted, by Dorothy Sisk
Parenting Gifted Children: The Authoritative Guide From the National Association for Gifted Children, edited by Jennifer Jolly, Donald Treffinger, Tracy Ford Inman, and Joan Franklin Smutny.
A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children, by James Webb, Janet Gore, Edward Amend, and Arlene DeVriesSmart Boys: Talent, Manhood, & the Search for Meaning, by Barbara Kerr and Sanford Cohn
Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women, and Giftedness, by Barbara KerrThe Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids: How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child, by Sally Yahnke Walker
Social and Emotional Needs
- Perfectionism: What’s Bad About Being Too Good?, by Miriam
Adderholdt and Jan Goldberg
The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?, edited by Maureen Neihart, Sally Reis, Nancy Robinson, and Sidney Moon.
Why Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs, by Jim Delisle and Judy Galbraith (written for teachers but great for parents and the students themselves)
Topics for Students
Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide: For Ages 10
& Under, by Judy Galbraith
The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook, by Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle
College Planning for Gifted Students, by Sandra Berger
Serving Gifted Learners Beyond the Traditional Classroom: A Guide to Alternative Programs and Services, edited by Joyce Van Tassel-Baska. Competitions, mentoring, residential programs, distance learning, university programs.
The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens, by Sandra Berger. Academic enrichment, fine arts, internships, paid positions, leadership, service, study abroad.
Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnosis of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, Depression, and Other Disorders, by James Webb, Edward Amend, Nadia Webb, Jean Goerss, Paul Beljan, and F. Richard Olenchak
Smart Kids with Learning Difficulties: Overcoming Obstacles and Realizing Potential, by Rich Weinfeld, Linda Barnes-Robinson, Sue Jeweler, and Betty Roffman ShevitzSmart Kids with School Problems: Things to Know and Ways to Help, by Priscilla Vail
In the Classroom
Gifted Students in Middle School, by Susan Rakow
Developing Leadership Potential in Gifted Students, by Suzanne Bean
Developing Mentorship Programs for Gifted Students, by Del Siegle
Social-Emotional Curriculum with Gifted and Talented Students, edited by Joyce Van Tassel-Baska, Tracy Cross, and F. Richard Olenchak