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The Gifted Kid's Survival Guide

The Gifted Kid's Survival Guide
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Price: $12.95
Product ID : fs991



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. The third edition of the Survival Guide is fully revised and updated for today's bright, creative, talented kids. Based on 1,000 new surveys of gifted kids, it speaks directly to all gifted kids, in their language.

The Revised & Updated 3rd Edition 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 current technology: blogs, social networking, electronic messaging, video games, and podcasts
* New 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
* New anecdotes and quotes from experts and gifted celebrities
* 4 new quizzes, plus full gifted kids' survey
* Over 100 new quotes from gifted kids on a variety of topics
* All new resource lists: books, Web sites, video games, and competitions
* A new 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 Gifted Kids' Survival Guide: 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 guide to growing up gifted.

"If you are a gifted kid; a gifted kid's mom or dad, teacher or counselor; or if you even speak with a gifted kid occasionally—do yourself a big favor and read this book."Gifted Education Communicator