By Judy Galbraith and Jim Delisle. Combining insights from 1400 gifted teenagers, a panel of experts, and the authors' own experience teaching gifted students, this wide-ranging book (written directly to teens) acknowledges the uncertainty and difficulties of feeling different, and it explains strategies for coping with—and even thriving because of—being gifted. Among the many topics: types of intelligence, the burden of intensity, the problem of perfectionism, and tips for building social skills. Grades 8–12. Index. Suggested resources. Free Spirit. 261 pages. Fourth Edition. ©2011.
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