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 [email protected] to make an appointment to preview and/or check out material.

  • MCGT Office Hours:

Contact the MCGT office via email ([email protected]) 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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