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 DeVries

    Smart 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 Kerr  

    The 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

    The 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 Shevitz

    Smart Kids with School Problems:  Things to Know and Ways to Help, by Priscilla Vail

In the Classroom

    Educating 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