Suggested Reading

Suggested Reading for Parents

Resources for Parents at the National Association for Gifted Children

Keys to Parenting the Gifted Child  (Rimm)

A Parent’s Guide to Gifted Children  (Webb, Assoulin, and Amend)

Parenting Gifted Kids (Delisle)

Living with Intensity: Understanding the Sensitivity, Excitability, and Emotional Development of Gifted Children, Adolescents, and Adults (Daniels and Piechowski)

Letting Go of Perfect: Overcoming Perfectionism in Kids (Adleson, Wilson)

Suggested Reading for Students

The Gifted Kids Survival Guide II (Galbraith, Espeland, Delisle)

Reading Lists from Hoagies

The Gifted Teen Survival Guide: Smart, Sharp, and Ready for (Almost) Anything (Galbraith)

Nobody’s Perfect: A Story for Children About Perfectionism (Burns)

From the “Perfectionism” Event in May 2014, a few of Dr. Miriam Adderholdt’s book recommendations:

  • Perfectionism: What is Bad About Being Too Good? (Adderholdt and Goldberg)
  • Here’s to You, Rachel Robinson (Blume)
  • The World’s Greatest Expert on Absolutely Everything is Crying (Bottner)
  • What’s the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? (Fritz)
  • Loretta: Ace Pinky Scout (Graves)
  • Fables (Lobel)
  • Too Perfect (Ludwig)