The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids: For Ages 10 & Under
The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids: For Ages 10 & Under

The Survival Guide for Gifted Kids: For Ages 10 & Under

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First published in 1984, this book has become the classic introduction to growing up gifted. This edition of the Survival Guide has been fully revised and updated for today’s bright, creative, gifted children. Based on surveys of 1,000 gifted kids, it speaks directly to all gifted kids in their language. This survival guide 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 technology: blogs, social networks, instant messaging, video games, and podcasts
  • Information related to research on gifted education 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
  • Anecdotes and quotes from experts and gifted celebrities
  • Quizzes and the full gifted kids’ survey
  • Over 100 quotes from gifted kids on a variety of topics
  • Resource lists of books, websites, video games, and competitions
  • Gifted Children’s Bill of Rights from the National Association for Gifted Children
  • Fresh and contemporary two-color illustrations

Upbeat, informative, friendly, and compact, this 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 survival guide to growing up gifted.

About the Author

Award-winning author and publisher Judy Galbraith, M.A., has a master’s degree in guidance and counseling of the gifted. A former classroom teacher, she has worked with and taught gifted children and teens, their parents, and their teachers for many years. In 1983 she started Free Spirit Publishing, which specializes in Self-Help for Kids® and Self-Help for Teens® books and other learning resources. Judy is the author or coauthor of several books, including The Gifted Teen Survival Guide, When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All The Answers, What Kids Need to Succeed, and What Teens Need to Succeed. She has appeared on Oprahand has been featured in Family Circle and Family Life, as well as numerous other magazines, newspapers, and broadcast and electronic media. She lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota.