Recommended reading
for parents of gifted youth

 

Title

Author

Acceleration for Gifted Learners, K-5

Joan Franklin Smutny, Sally Y. Walker, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth

A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students

Assouline, Colangelo & Gross

And Still We Rise: The Trials and Triumphs of Twelve Gifted Inner-City High School Students

Corwin, Miles
 

Annamarie Roeper: Selected Writings and Speeches

Roeper, Annamarie

Bringing Out the Best: A Guide for Parents of Young Gifted Chlidren

Saunders, Jacquelyn

Colleges That Change Lives: 40 Schools You Should Know About Even If You're Not a Straight-A Student

Pope, Loren
 

Coping For Capable Kids

Cohen, LeoNora M.

Counseling the Gifted and Talented

Silverman, Linda Kreger

Courage to Achieve: Why America's Brightest Women Struggle to Fulfill Their Promise

Walker, Betty A.
 

Cradles of Eminence: Childhoods of More Than 700 Famous Men and Women

Goertzel, Victor, et al.

Creative Home Schooling: A Resource Guide for Smart Families

Rivero, Lisa

Different Minds: Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits

Lovecky, Deidre
 

Differentiated Classroom: Responding to the Needs of All Learners, The

Tomlinson, Carol Ann

Differentiating Instruction In the Regular Classroom: How to Reach and Teach All Learners, Grades 3-12

Heacox, Diane
 

Differentiation for Gifted and Talented Students

Tomlinson, Carol Ann

Dreamers, Discoverers and Dynamos: How to Help the Child Who Is Bright, Bored and Having Problems In School

Palladino, Lucy Jo
 

Early Gifts: Recognizing and Nurturing Children's Talents

Kubilius, Paula Olszewski

Empowering Gifted Minds: Educational Advocacy That Works

Gilman, Barbara Jackson

Frequently Asked Questions about Being Gifted (Teen Life)

Frances O'Connor

Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting Our Brightest Young Minds

Davidson, Jan & Bob

Get Off My Brain: A Survival Guide for Lazy Students

McCutcheon, Randall

Gifted Adult: A Revolutionary Guide for Liberating Everyday GeniusTM

Jacobsen, Mary-Elaine

Gifted Children and Legal Issues: An Update

Karnes, Frances A.

Gifted Children: Myths and Realities

Winner, Ellen

Gifted Grownups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential

Streznewski, Marylou

Gifted Kids Speak Out: Hundreds of Kids Ages 6-13 Talk About School, Friends, Their Families, and the Future

Delisle, James
 

Gifted Kids' Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook

Galbraith, Judy

Gifted Kids' Survival Guide: For Ages 10 & Under

Galbraith, Judy

Gifted Parent Groups: The SENG Model

Webb, James T.

Growing Up Gifted: Developing the Potential of Children At Home and At School (6th edition)

Clark, Barbara
 

Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers

Webb, James T.

Helping Gifted Children Soar: A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers

Strip, Carol A.
 

Identification of Students for Gifted and Talented Programs

Renzulli, Joseph S.

Identifying Gifted Students: A Practical Guide

Johnsen, Susan

Iowa Acceleration Scale Manual 3rd Edition

Susan G. Assouline, Nicholas Colangelo, Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik, Jonathan Lipscomb

5 Levels of Gifted: School Issues and Educational Options

Ruf, Deborah

Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults

Webb, Amend, Webb, Goerss, Beljan and Olenchak

On the Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Children (2nd edition)

Cross, Tracy

Once Upon a Mind: Stories and Scholars of Gifted Child Education

Delisle, Jim

Perfectionism: What's Bad About Being Too Good

Goldberg, Jan

Raisin' Brains: Surviving My Smart Family

Isaacson, Karen L.J.

Raising Champions: A Parent Handbook for Nurturing Their Gifted Children

Sayler, Michael
 

Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, Energetic

Mary Sheedy Kurcinka

Re-Forming Gifted Education: Matching the Program to the Child

Rogers, Karen B.

Smart Boys: Talent, Manhood, and the Search for Meaning

Kerr, Barbara

Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women, and Giftedness (revised edition)

Kerr, Barbara
 

Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know?

Neihart, Maureen
 

Some of My Best Friends Are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers from Pre-School to High School (2nd edition)

Halsted, Judith Wynn
 

Stand Up for Your Gifted Child: How to Make the Most of Kids' Strengths At School and At Home

Smutny, Joan Franklin
 

Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids: How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child

Walker, Sally Yahnke

Talented Teenagers: The Roots of Success and Failure

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly, et al.

Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Meet the Academic Needs of the Gifted and Talented

Winebrenner, Susan

Teenagers' Guide to School Outside the Box

Greene, Rebecca

Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, and Business

Maddox, Taddy

The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success

Brock Eide and Fernette Eide

They Say My Kid's Gifted: Now What?

Olenchak, F. Richard

To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled: Strategies for Helping Bright Students with LD, ADHD and More

Baum, Susan

Twice-Exceptional and Special Populations of Gifted Students

Baum, Susan

Understanding Creativity

Piirto, Jane

Understanding Those Who Create

Piirto, Jane

Upside-Down Brilliance: The Visual Spatial Learner

Silverman, Linda Kreger

War Against Excellence: The Rising Tide of Mediocrity in America's Middle Schools

Yecke, Cheri Pierson

When Gifted Kids Don't Have All the Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs

Delisle, Jim & Galbraith, Judy