MCGT Resource Library


MCGT maintains a resource library that contains a selection of resources related to giftedness including books, journals, tapes and videos. These resources are available to members for checkout. Please visit our office during open office hours or contact info@mcgt.net to make an appointment to preview and/or check out material.

  • MCGT Office Hours:

Contact the MCGT office via email (info@mcgt.net) or phone ( 952-848-4906 – leave a message, your call will be returned) to inquire about upcoming office hours and to make an appointment to visit the MCGT Resource Library.

  • MCGT Office Location:

MCGT’s office is in the Edina Community Center (ECC), Suite 315, 5701 Normandale Rd., Edina, MN 55424. The ECC is on the east service road for Highway 100, about half a mile south of 50th Street.

Publishers of Gifted Books:

For the most recent books published, here are the most common publishers focusing on gifted information:

Free Spirit Press (located here in MN)

http://www.freespirit.com/

Great Potential Press
Prufrock Press

Book List by Author

Abelman, R. (1992). Some children under some conditions: tv and the high potential kid (NRCG/T No. 9206). Storrs, CT: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.

Adams, James L. (2001). Conceptual Blockbusting: A Guide to Better Ideas, 4th Edition. Cambridge, MA: Perseus Publishing.

Adderholdt, M. & Goldberg, J. (1999). Perfectionism: What’s bad about being too good? Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Adderholdt-Elliot, M. (1987). Perfectionism: what’s bad about being too good? Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Albert, David H. (1999). And the Skylark Sings With Me: Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education. Gabriola Island, BC: New Society Publishers.

Albert, David H. (2003). Homeschooling and the Voyage of Self-Discovery. Monroe, ME: Common Courage Press.

Allport, G. W. (1987). The nature of prejudice: 25th anniversary edition. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, Inc.

Assuline, S., Colangelo, N., Lupkowski-Shoplik, A., Lipscomb, J. & Forstadt, L. (2003). Iowa acceleration scale, 2nd edition manual: a guide for whole-grade acceleration k-8. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Barrett, S.L. (1985). It’s all in your head: a guide to understanding your brain and boosting your brain power. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Co.

Berger, Sandra (2006). College Planning for Gifted Students. Waco, TX. Prufrock Press Inc.

Berger, S.L. (2008). The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc.

Besnoy, Kevin D. (2006). Successful Strategies for Twice-Exceptional Students. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc.

Betts, G. (2003). Autonomous learner model. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Betts, G. (2003). Social-emotional needs of gifted kids. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Binkard, B., Goldberg, M. & Goldberg, P. (1986). Brothers & sisters talk with pacer. Minneapolis, MN: Pacer Center, Inc.

Bleedorn, B.D. (1998). The creativity force in education, business, and beyond: an urgent message. Lakeville, MN: Galde Press, Inc.

Boothe, D. & Stanley, J.C. (2004). In the eyes of the beholder: critical issues for diversity in gifted education. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Brazelton, T.B. (1969). Infants and mothers: differences in development. New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc.

Brumbaugh, F.N. & Rochco, B. (1959). Your gifted child: a guide for parents. New York: Collier Books.

Callahan, C.M. & McIntire, J.A. (1994). Identifying outstanding talent in american indian and alaska native students. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement.

Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Christiansen, M. (1995). Developing an affective curriculum based on dabrowski’s theory. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Clark, B. (1983). Growing up gifted. Columbus, OH: Charles E. Merrill Publishing Company.

Clark, G.A. & Zimmerman, E. (1992). Issues and practices related to identification of gifted and talented students in the visual arts (NRCG/T No. 9202). Storrs, CT: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.

Cobain, B. (1998). When nothing matters anymore: a survival guide for depressed teens. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Cohen, L.M. & Frydenberg, E. (1996) Coping for capable kids: strategies for parents, teachers, and students. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Colangelo, N. & Assouline, S.G. (Eds.) (1999). Talent development III: proceeding from the 1995 henry b. and jocelyn wallace national research symposium on talent development. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press, Inc.

Colangelo, N. & Assouline, S.G. (Eds.) (2001). Talent development IV: proceeding from the 1998 henry b. and jocelyn wallace national research symposium on talent development. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Colangelo, N., Assouline, S.G., & Ambroson, D.L. (Eds.) (1994). Talent development: proceeding from the 1993 henry b. and jocelyn wallace national research symposium on talent development. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press.

Colangelo, Nicholas (Ed.) & Assouline, Susan G. (Ed.) & Ambroson, DeAnn L. (Ed.) (1994). Talent Development: Proceedings from the 1993 Henry B. and Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press.

Colangelo, Nicholas (Ed.) & Assouline, Susan G. (Ed.) (1999). Talent Development III: Proceedings from the 1995 Henry B. and Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press, Inc.

Colangelo, Nicholas (Ed.) & Assouline, Susan G. (Ed.) (2001). Talent Development IV: Proceedings from the 1998 Henry B. and Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Colangelo, Nicholas, Assouline, Susan & Gross, Miraca (2004). A Nation Deceived: How Schools Hold Back America’s Brightest Students (Volume 1 and 2). Iowa City, IA. Connie Belin and Jacqueline Blank International Center for Gifted Education and Talent Development

CollegeBoard (2006). CLEP Official Study Guide, 18th Edition. New York, NY: Holtzbrinck Publishers.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1996). Creativity: flow and the psychology of discovery and invention. New York: HarperCollins Publishers.

Csikszentmihalyi, M. (1997). Finding flow: the psychology of engagement with everyday life. New York: BasicBooks.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly & Rathunde, Kevin & Whalen, Samuel (1993). Talented Teenagers: The Roots of Success and Failure. New York, NY: Press Syndicate of the University of Cambridge.

Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly & Schneider, Barbara (2000). Becoming Adult: How Teenagers Prepare for the World of Work. New York, NY: Basic Books.

Curtis, S.E., Ph.D. (2008). Understanding Your Child’s Puzzling Behavior. Bainbridge Island, WA: Lifespan Press.

Dansinger, S., Skinner, W. & Ruf, D.L. (1999). Identifying & advocating for your highly gifted child: second seminar on highly gifted children. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Davidson, Jan & Davidson, Bob & Vanderkam, Laura (2004). Genius Denied: How to Stop Wasting Our Brightest Young Minds; What You and Your School Can Do For Your Gifted Child. New York, NY: Simon and Schuster.

Davis, Gary (2006). Gifted Children and Gifted Education: A Handbook for Teachers and Parents. Scottsdale, AZ. Great Potential Press, Inc.

Davis, Gary A. & Rimm, Sylvia B. (2004). Education of the Gifted and Talented, 5th Edition. Boston, MA: Allyn and Bacon.

Delisle, J. & Galbraith, J. (1987). The gifted kids survival guide II. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Delisle, J. & Galbraith, J. (2002). When gifted kids don’t have all the answers: how to meet their social and emotional needs. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Delisle, J. & Lewis, B.A. (2003). The survival guide for teachers of gifted kids: how to plan, manage, and evaluate programs for gifted youth K-12. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Delisle, Jim & Lewis, Barbara A. (2003). The Survival Guide for Teachers of Gifted Kids. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Delisle, James R. (2002). Barefoot Irreverence: A Guide to Critical Issues in Gifted Child Education. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc.

Delisle, J.R., Ph.D. (2006). Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc.

Detterman, D. K. (Ed). (1997). Intelligence: a multidisciplinary journal. Greenwich, CT: Ablex Publishing Corporation.

Dewey, J. (1956). The child and the curriculum/the school and society. Chicago, IL: The University of Chicago Press.

Dobson, Linda (1998). The Homeschooling Book of Answers. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.

Dobson, Linda (1999). Homeschooling: The Early Years. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.

Dreikurs, R. (1964). Children: the challenge. New York: Hawthorn Books, Inc.

Edwards, B. (1979). Drawing on the right side of the brain: a course in enhancing creativity and artistic confidence. Los Angeles, CA: J.P.Tarcher, Inc.

Edwards, B. (1986). Drawing on the artist within: an inspirational and practical guide to increasing your creative powers. New York: Simon & Schuster, Inc.

Eide, B., M.D., M.A. & Eide, F., M.D. (2006). The Mislabeled Child: How Understanding Your Child’s Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success. New York, NY: Hyperion.

Elgin, S.H. (1993). Genderspeak: men, women, and the gentle art of verbal self-defense. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

Elkind, D. (1981). The hurried child: growing up too fast too soon. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley Publishing Company.

Elye, B.J. & Southwick, C.A. (2000). Teen success: jump start ideas to move your mind. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Faber, A. & Mazlish, E., Nyberg, L. & Templeton, R.A. 91995). How to talk so kids can learn – at home and in school. New York: Fireside.

Featherstone, B.D. & Reilly, J.M. (1990). College comes sooner than you think!: the essential college planning guide for high school students and their families. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press.

Fetterman, D.M. (1993). Evaluate yourself (NRCG/T No. 9304). Storrs, CT: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.

Ford, Donna & Milner, H. Richard (2005). Teaching Culturally Divers Gifted Students. Waco, TX. Prufrock Press Inc.

Ford, Donna Y & Harris, J. John III (1999). Multicultural Gifted Education. New York, NY: Teachers College Press.

Freeman, W. J. (2000). How brains make up their minds. New York: Columbia University Press.

Friedman, Reva C. (Ed.) & Rogers, Karen B. (Ed.) (1998). Talent in Context: Historical and Social Perspectives on Giftedness. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Friedrichs, T. (2001). Distinguishing characteristics of gifted students with learning disabilities. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Frischknecht, J., PhD. & Schroeder, E. (2006). SMART Studying Book 1: Turning On SMART Power. Pieces of Learning.

Frischknecht, J., PhD. & Schroeder, E. (2006). SMART Studying Book 1: Teacher Edition. Pieces of Learning.

Gabriel, S.L. & Smithson, I. (1990). Gender in the classroom: power and pedagogy. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press.

Galbraith, J. & Delisle, J. (1996). The gifted kids’ survival guide: a teen handbook. Minneapolis, MN: Free Sprit Publishing, Inc.

Galbraith, J. (1983). The gifted kids survival guide. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Co.

Galbraith, J. (1984). The gifted kids survival guide for ages 10 & under. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Co.

Galbraith, J. (1999). The gifted kids’ survival guide for ages 10 & under. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Galbraith, J. (2000). You know your child is gifted when…: a beginner’s guide to life on the bright side. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Galbraith, J. (2002). You know your child is gifted when…: a beginner’s guide to life on the bright side [Audiocassette]. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Galbraith, Judy & Delisle, Jim (1996). The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Galbraith, Judy, M.A. (1999). The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Gardner, J.W. (1961). Excellence: can we be equal and excellent too? New York: Harper & Row Publishers, Inc.

Gatto, John Taylor (2001). The Underground History of American Education. New York, NY: Oxford Village Press.

Gilman, Barbara Jackson (2003). Empowering Gifted Minds: Educational Advocacy That Works. Denver, CO: DeLeon Publishing, Inc.

Goertzel, V. & Goertzel, M.G. (2004). Cradles of eminence: childhoods of more than 700 famous men and women. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Goertzel, Victor & Goertzel, Mildred George (Updated by Goertzel, Ted George & Hansen, Ariel M.W.) (2004). Cradles of Eminence, 2nd Edition: Childhoods of More Than 700 Famous Men and Women. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Goldblum, N. (2001). The brain-shaped mind: what the brain can tell us about the mind.

Gosfield, M.W. (Ed.) (2008). Expert Approaches to Support Gifted Learners. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Greenspon, Thomas S. (2002). Freeing Our Families from Perfectionism. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing.

Greenspon, Thomas S. (2007). What to Do When Good Enough Isn’t Good Enough: The Real Deal on Perfectionism. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Greer, C. (1972) The great school legend: a revisionist interpretation of American public education. New York: The Viking Press, Inc.

Griffith, Mary (1998). The Unschooling Handbook. Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing.

Gross, Miraca U.M. (2004). Exceptionally Gifted Children, 2nd Edition. New York, NY: RoutledgeFalmer.

Grost, Audrey (1970). Genius in Residence: the Intimate, Informal, and Humorous True Story of a Typical American Family Faced with the Challenge of Raising a Child Prodigy. Prentice-Hall.

Halsted, J.W. (1988). Guiding gifted readers from preschool to high school: a guide for parents, teachers, librarians, and counselors. Columbus, OH: Ohio Psychology Publishing Company.

Halsted, J.W. (2002). Some of my best friends are books: guiding gifted readers frompreschool to high school, 2nd edition. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Halsted, J.W. (2009). Some of my best friends are books: guiding gifted readers frompreschool to high school, 3rd edition. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Harnadek, A. (1981). Critical thinking book two. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Books & Software.

Harnadek, A. (1981). Teacher’s manual critical thinking book one. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Books & Software.

Harnadek, A. (1981). Teacher’s manual critical thinking book two. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Books & Software.

Harnadek, A. (1991). Cranium crackers book 2. Pacific Grove, CA: The Critical Thinking Company.

Harnadek, A. (1998). Critical thinking book one. Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Books & Software.

Heacox, D. (1991). Up from underachievement: how teachers, students, and parents can work together to promote student success. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Heacox, D. (1992). Up from underachievement: seng. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Heacox, Diane (2002). Differentiating Instruction in the Regular Classroom. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Heacox, Diane (2002). Differentiating Instruction in the Regular Classroom. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc. (Book & CD set)

Hein, Rebecca Lange (?). A Case of Brilliance. Xlibris Corporation

Henderson, K. (1990). Market guide for young writers. Crozet, VA: Shoe Tree Press.

Hern, Matt (Ed.) (1996). Deschooling Our Lives. Stony Creek, CT: New Society Publishers.

Hipp, E. (1985). Fighting the invisible tigers: a student guide to life in “the jungle.” Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Co.

Hipp, E. (1991). Feed your head: some excellent stuff on being yourself. Center City, MN: Hazelden Educational Materials.

Hipp, E. (1992). The caring circle: a facilitator’s guide to support groups. Center City, MN: Hazelden Educational Materials.

Hipp, E. (1995). Fighting the invisible tigers: a stress management guide for teens. Minnespolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Hockett, M.A. (1996). Red herrings science mysteries: solving mysteries through critical thinking (level A, book1). Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Books & Software.

Hockett, M.A. (1996). Red herrings science mysteries: solving mysteries through critical thinking (level A, book 2). Pacific Grove, CA: Critical Thinking Books & Software.

Holt, J. (1964). How children fail. New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc.

Holt, J. (1967). How children learn. New York: Pitman Publishing Corporation.

Horowitz, F.D. & O’Brien, M. (1985). The gifted and talented: developmental perspectives. Hyattsville, MD: American Psychological Association.

Humphrey, N. (1992). A history of the mind: evolution and the birth on consciousness. New York: Copernicus.

Hunt, J.M. (1961). Intelligence and experience. New York: The Ronald Press Company.

Iowa Department of Education (2008). Identifying Gifted and Talented English Language Learners. Iowa City: University of Iowa.

Isaacson, K. (2007). Life in the Fast Brain: Keeping Up With Gifted Minds. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Isaacson, K.L. (2002). Raisin’ brains: surviving my smart family. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Jackson, N.E. & Roller, C.M. (1993). Reading with young children (NRCG/T No. 9302). Storrs, CT: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.

Johnsen, Susan K. (Ed.) (2004). Identifying Gifted Students: a Practical Guide. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Johnson, N. (1992). Questioning makes the difference. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Johnson, N. (1992). SENG keynote 1992. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Johnson, N. (not available). The parenting puzzle. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Karnes, F.A. & Bean, S. M. (2000). Adventures & challenges: real life stories by girls & young women. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press, Inc.

Karnes, F.A. & Nugent, S.A. (2004). Profiles of influence in gifted education: historical perspectives and future directions. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Karnes, Frances A. & Marquardt, Ronald G. (1991). Gifted Children and Legal Issues in Education: Parents’ Stories of Hope. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press.

Karnes, Frances A. & Marquardt, Ronald G. (1991). Gifted Children and the Law: Mediation, Due Process, and Court Cases. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press

Karnes, Frances A. & Marquardt, Ronald G. (2000). Gifted Children and Legal Issues: an Update. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press, Inc.

Kaufman, Gershen, Raphael, Lev & Espeland, Pamela (1999). Stick Up for Yourself: Every Kid’s Guide to Personal Power and Positive Self-Esteem. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc

Kay, Kiesa (Ed.) (2000). Uniquely Gifted: Identifying and Meeting the Needs of the Twice-Exceptional Student, Reference Edition. Gilsum, NH: Avocus Publishing Inc.

Kay, Kiesa, Robson, Deborah & Fort Brenneman, J. (2007). High IQ Kids. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Kerr, B. A. (1994). Smart girls: a new psychology of girls, women, and giftedness. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press.

Kerr, B.A. & Cohn, S.J. (2001). Smart boys: talent, manhood, and the search for meaning. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Kerr, B.A. (1985). Smart girls, gifted women. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press.

Kerr, Barbara A. (1994). Smart Girls (Revised Edition): A New Psychology of Girls, Women and Giftedness. Scottsdale, AZ: Gifted Psychology Press.

Kincher, J. (1990). Psychology for kids: 40 fun tests that help you learn about yourself. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Kincher, J. (1992). The first honest book about lies. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Kingore, B. (2004). Differentiation: simplified, realistic, and effective: how to challenge advanced potentials in mixed-ability classrooms. Austin, TX: Professional Associates Publishing.

Kitano, M.K. & Kirby, D.F. (1986). Gifted Education: a comprehensive view. Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company.

Klein, B.S., Ph.D. (2007). Raising Gifted Kids: Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Exceptional Child Thrive. New York, NY: AMACOM.

Kulik, J.A. (1992). An analysis of the research on ability grouping: historical and contemporary perspectives (NRCG/T No. 9204). Storrs, CT: National Research Center on the Gifted and Talented.

Leavitt, Monita R. (2007). Building a Gifted Program: Identifying and Education Gifted Students in your School. Scottsdale, AZ. Great Potential Press, Inc.

Lewis, B.A. (1991). A kid’s guide to social action: how to solve the social problems you choose – and turn creative thinking into positive action. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Maker, C. June & Nielson, Aleene B. (1995). Teaching Models in Education of the Gifted, 2nd Edition. Austin, TX: PRO-ED, Inc.

Matthews, D.J. & Foster, J.F. (2005).Being smart about gifted children: a guidebook for parents and educators. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Matthews, Michael (2006). Working with Gifted English Language Learners. Waco, TX. Prufrock Press Inc.

McCracken, J.B. (1986). Reducing stress in young children’s lives. Washington, D.C.: National Association for the Education of Young Children.

McCutcheon, R. (1985). Get off my brain: a survival guide for lazy students. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

McIntyre, T. (2003). The behavior survival guide for kids. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Miller, B.S. & Price, M. (Eds.). (1981). The gifted child, the gifted family, and the community. New York: The American Association for Gifted Children.

Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented. (1997). Preschool seminar. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Montessori, M. (1967). The absorbent mind. New York: Dell Publishing Co., Inc.

Muratori, Michelle C. (2007). Early Entrance to College. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc.

NAGC (2007). Igniting Ideas and Innovations in Gifted: November 7-11, 2007. Minneapolis, MN. Digitell Inc.

NAGC (2009). The NAGC Mile Marker Series: Your Road Map for Supporting Gifted Children. Washington, DC: National Association for Gifted Children. (DVD)

National Research Council (1996). National science education standards. Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press.

Neihart, Maureen (Ed.) & Reis, Sally M. (Ed.) & Robinson, Nancy M. (Ed.) & Moon, Sidney M. (Ed.) (2002). The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What Do We Know? Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (1993). National excellence: a case for developing america’s talent. Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Office of Educational Research and Improvement. (1994). National excellence: a case for developing america’s talent: an anthology of readings. Washington D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office.

Olenchak, F.R. 1998). They say my kid’s gifted: now what? ideas for parents for understanding and working with schools. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Olszwski-Kubilius, P., Limburg-Weber, L. & Pfieffer, S. (2003). Early gifts: recognizing and nurturing children’s talents. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Pantley, E. (1996). Kid cooperation: how to stop yelling, nagging & pleading and get kids to cooperate. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications, Inc.

Peck, J.T., McCaig, G. & Sapp, M.E. (1988). Kindergarten policies: what is best for children? Washington, D.C.: National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Perry, Susan K. (1990). Playing Smart: A Parent’s Guide to Enriching, Offbeat Learning Activities for Ages 4-14. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Peterson, J.S., Ph.D. (2008). The Essential Guide to Talking with Gifted Teens: Ready-to-Use Discussions About Identity, Stress, Relationships, and More. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing Inc.

Phillips, D. & Bernstein, F. (1989). How to give your child a great self-image: proven techniques to build confidence from infancy to adolescence. New York: Plume.

Phillips, D.A. (Ed.). (1987). Quality in child care: what does research tell us? Washington, D.C.: National Association for the Education of Young Children.

Piechowski, Michael M. (2006). “Mellow Out,” They Say. If I Only Could: Intensities and Sensitivities of the Young and Bright. Madison, WI: Yunasa Books.

Piirto, J. (1992). Understanding those who create. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press.

Piirto, J. (2004). Understanding creativity. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc. [uncorrected proof].

Piirto, Jane (1998). Understanding Those Who Create, 2nd Edition. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Polette, N. (2004). Gifted or goof off? Fact & fiction of the famous. Marion, IL: Pieces of Learning.

Postman, N. & Weingartner, C. (1969). Teaching as a subversive activity. New York: Delacourte Press.

Presseisen, Barbara, editor (2008). Teaching for Intelligence, 2nd edition. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.

Pullen, Jeanie Davis (1999). Life Teachings: Raising a Child. St. Paul, MN: Yellow House Productions.

Radenchich, M.C. & Schumm, J.S. (1988). How to help your child with homework: every caring parent’s guide to encouraging good study habits and ending the homework wars. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Rakow, S. (2005). Educating gifted students in middle school: a practical guide. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press, Inc.

Reilly, J.M. (1992). Mentorship: the essential guide for schools and business. Dayton, OH: Ohio Psychology Press.

Reis, S. (2004). Curriculum differentiation & compacting. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Reis, S. (2004). The underachievement dilemma. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Reis, S. (2004). What parents can learn from the national research center about their children’s academic and social & emotional development. [Cassette recording]. Edina, MN: Minnesota Council for the Gifted & Talented.

Reis, Sally Morgan (1998). Work Left Undone: Choices and Compromises of Talented Females. Mansfield Center, CT: Creative Learning Press, Inc.

Renzulli, Joseph S. & Smith, Linda H. & White, Alan J. & Callahan, Carolyn M. & Hartman, Robert K. & Westberg, Karen L. (2002). Scales for Rating the Behavioral Characteristics of Superior Students, Revised Edition. Mansfield Center, CT: Creative Learning Press, Inc.

Renzulli, Joseph S. (Ed.) (1986). Systems and Models for Developing Programs for the Gifted and Talented. Mansfield Center, CT: Creative Learning Press, Inc.

Rimm, Silvia (2007). Keys to Parenting the Gifted Child, 3rd ed. Scottsdale, AZ. Great Potential Press, Inc.

Rivero, L. (2002). Creative homeschooling for gifted children: a resource guide. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

Rivero, Lisa (2000). Gifted Education Comes Home: a Case for Self-Directed Homeschooling. Manassas, VA: Gifted Education Press.

Roberts, G.C. & Guttormson, L. (1990). You and school: a survival guide for adolescence. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Roberts, G.C. & Guttormson, L. (1990). You and your family: a survival guide for adolescence. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Publishing, Inc.

Roberts, J.L., Ed.D & Inman, T.F. (2007). Strategies for Differentiating Instruction: Best Practices for the Classroom. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc.

Robinson, A., Ph.D. & Shore, B.M., Ph.D. & Enersen, D.L., Ph.D. (2007). Best Practices in Gifted Education: An Evidence-Based Guide. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc.

Roeper, Annemarie & Higgins, Ann (2007). The “I” of the Beholder: A Guided Journey to the Essence of a Child. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.

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