Books to Explore

A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children
by James Webb, Janet Gore, Edward Amend, and Arlene DeVries

Raising a gifted child is both a joy and a challenge, yet parents of gifted children have few resources for reliable parenting information. The four authors, who have decades of professional experience with gifted children and their families, provide practical guidance in areas such as: characteristics of gifted children, peer relations, sibling issues, motivation and underachievement, discipline issues, intensity and stress, depression and unhappiness, educational planning, parenting concerns, finding professional help, and more.

Developing Math Talent: A Comprehensive Guide to Math Education for Gifted Students in Elementary and Middle School
by Susan Assouline and Ann Lupkowski-Shoplik

This book offers a focused look at educating gifted and talented students for success in math. More than just a guidebook for educators and parents, this book offers a comprehensive approach to mathematics education for gifted students of elementary or middle school age.

Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope with Explosive Feelings
by Christine Fonseca

Teaching children how to manage their intense emotions is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children. This book provides readers with helpful, specific information about this population, as well as helpful interventions to attempt that are easy to implement and supported by research.

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