Academic Acceleration, Knowing Your Options published by Johns Hopkins IAAY publications
Wonderful references about successful academic acceleration; purchase directly rom John Hopkins
Academic Acceleration of Gifted Children edited by Southern and Jones
A comprehensive textbook on acceleration, with chapters on early acceptance to kindergarten or to college, affective development of acceleration of gifted students, identification of good candidates
Annemarie Roeper: Selected Writings and Speeches by Annemarie Roeper, Linda Kreger Silverman
Excellent book, including Parenting the Gifted, Issues in gifted child education, and more
Becoming a Master Student by David B. Ellis
A great book for students of all skill levels and ages. Filled with brief ‘articles’ describing techniques that can help with everything from having your study area designed correctly for you, to basics in note taking and preparing for exams
Beyond Ritalin: Facts About Medication and Other Strategies for Helping Children Adolescents, and Adults With Attention Deficit Disorders by Garber, Garber and
For everyone concerned with ADHD, for those wary of medication, for those who want to know more about Ritalin …
Children Above 180 IQ, Stanford Binet: Origins and Development by Leta S. Hollingworth
This classic work offers a penetrating examination and analysis of the characteristics and growth patterns of twelve children who scored at the genius level in intelligence testing …
Cool Colleges: For the Hyper-Intelligent, Self-Directed, Late Blooming, and Just Plain Different By Donald Asher
Thinking about college? Looking for the ‘right’ college for yourself, or your child? This book is for you!
Counseling the Gifted and Talented by Linda Kreger Silverman
A great resource for understanding the many and complex needs of gifted children …
Creative Homeschooling for Gifted Children by Lisa Rivero
This terrific book is for homeschooling parents and more - there is information for schooling parents, school teachers, gifted teachers, and more, on gifted children, learning styles, internet resources, and so much more!
Exceptionally Gifted Children by Miraca Gross
If you have an exceptionally gifted child, READ THIS BOOK! It is available in hardback, paperback, or an 8 page summary booklet, “Exceptionally Gifted Children: What Research Tells Us” that is perfect to hand out at school meetings. Order the pamphlet directly from its publisher, Kappa Delta Pi at (800) 284-3167
Gifted Is Not a Dirty Word: Thoughts about being bright in an average world by Nancy Alvarado Stone
“A lot of the facts presented in books on gifted children are controversial …” And that makes this an even more important book to read! Living the life, and walking the walk, with parents of the gifted, and gifted adults. Many of the same questions asked on Hoagies’ Page: Snappy Come-backs, What do you tell the kids?, and more
Gifted Kids Speak Out: Hundreds of Kids Ages 6-13 Talk About School, Friends, Their Families, and the Future by James R. Delisle
In their own words … Great reading for your gifted child!
The Gifted Kids Survival Guide (For Ages 10 and Under) by Judy Galbraith
The Gifted Kids Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook by James R. Delisle
The Survival Guide for Parents of Gifted Kids: How to Understand, Live With, and Stick Up for Your Gifted Child by Sally Yahnke Walker
The ultimate guides to surviving and thriving in a world that doesn’t always value, support, or understand high ability
Guiding the Gifted Child: A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers by James T. Webb, Elizabeth A. Meckstroth, Stephanie S. Tolan
Considered the classic text of this field
Nature’s Gambit: Child Prodigies and the Development of Human Potential by David Henry Feldman
Intensive, well-written case studies of the childhood development of 6 male child prodigies. It has much to say about prodigies, talent, intellectual giftedness, the family crucible and the problems faced by these children in conventional schools
Parenting with Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility by Jim Fay and Foster W. Cline. Also available on cassette.
A common sense approach to raising children, with lots of humor and positive suggestions for dealing with negative situations. Great parenting resource!
New Raisin’ Brains by Karen L.J. Isaacson
A humorous look inside the home of 5 very gifted children … from the mom’s point of view. Prepare to have your funny bone tickled!
Raising Your Spirited Child: A Guide for Parents Whose Child Is More Intense, Sensitive, Perceptive, Persistent, and Energetic by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka
If you have an exceptionally spirited child, this book is written for you. Now available
Raising Your Spirited Child Workbook
Reforming Gifted Education: Matching the Program to the Child by Karen Rogers
THE book for parents and educators, for planning the educational program for a gifted child. Everything you need to prepare, negotiate, and execute the best possible educational option for each child …
Reviving Ophelia: Saving the Selves of Adolescent Girls by Mary Pipher
If you have a gifted girl approaching or in the teen years, you should read this book, and perhaps have her read it, and discuss it together
Smart Boys: Talent, Manhood, and the Search for Meaning by Barbara A. Kerr
This book is filled with many suggestions for parents and teachers to help smart boys stay smart, as well as thought-provoking insights for gifted men
Teaching Gifted Kids in the Regular Classroom: Strategies and Techniques Every Teacher Can Use to Meet the Academic Needs of the Gifted and Talented by Susan Winebrenner
An excellent guide to modifying curriculum for gifted elementary and middle school students in the regular classroom
Uniquely Gifted: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of Twice Exceptional Students by Kiesa Kay and others, a compendium of 40 articles by parents, teachers, researchers, administrators, and students consider the best educational possibilities for gifted students who also have a disability.