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The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids

The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids


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Help gifted children in the elementary grades realize they’re not alone, they’re not “weird,” and being smart is a bonus, not a burden.

First published in 1984, this book has become the classic introduction to growing up gifted. This edition of the Survival Guide has been fully revised and updated for today’s bright, creative, gifted children. Based on 1,000 surveys of gifted kids, it speaks directly to all gifted kids, in their language.

This survival guide includes:

Tips on making friends and improving communication with teachers and family members
Advice on issues such as bullying, perfectionism, depression, anxiety, and drug use
Discussions of technology: blogs, social networks, instant messaging, video games, and podcasts
Information related to current research on gifted programs, brain development, IQ, creativity, giftedness and gender, twice-exceptionality, gifted underachievers, and emotional intelligence
More ways to boost brainpower in and out of school
Anecdotes and quotes from experts and gifted celebrities
Quizzes and full gifted kids’ survey
Over 100 quotes from gifted kids on a variety of topics
Resource lists of books, websites, video games, and competitions
Gifted Children’s Bill of Rights from the National Association for Gifted Children
Fresh and contemporary two-color illustrations

Upbeat, informative, friendly, and compact, The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids: For Ages 10 & Under is a must for young gifted children. At a time when many school gifted programs are scaling back, it’s more important than ever for kids to have this essential survival guide to growing up gifted.

Author: Judy Galbraith
Audience: Elementary (K-5)
Grade Level: K-5
Age Range: 10 and Under
Format: Paperback
Page Number: 128
ISBN: 9781575424484
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
Release Date: August 6, 2013
Language: English
Product Type: Manual
Topic: General Counseling

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