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The Social and Emotional Lives of Gifted Kids: Understanding and Guiding Their Development

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Raising happy, successful children is a goal of every parent of gifted children. In this book, the nation's leading authority on the psychology of gifted children offers advice and encouragement for both parents and teachers. In a thoughtful, conversational style, the author offers an in-depth look at the complex social and emotional issues faced by gifted children.
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Paperback, 207 pages
Published December 1st 2005 by Prufrock Press (first published 2000)
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Amy Brown
Mar 31, 2012 Amy Brown rated it did not like it
This is a collection of columns written for a magazine about gifted children (the audience for which I do not know) and in some ways that is it's downfall. The book is not laid out as a logical series of ideas, facts or conclusions; rather it is a series of disjoint chapters on various emotional issues in gifted children.

The chapters themselves were disappointing too - a lot of them were too short, with the author presenting some psychological concept but never clearly explaining how it applied
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Marjory Munson
Jan 17, 2014 Marjory Munson rated it it was ok
I found it difficult to read this book because it is poorly written/copy edited. That would be forgiven if it contained a lot of good information, but, except for the resources collected in the back of the book, I do not feel that it added anything to my fund of knowledge.
Kellee
Aug 16, 2008 Kellee rated it really liked it
This quick read provides a fairly in depth look at the social and emotional issues that gifted children face.
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