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Books For Homeschooling Gifted Children

Gifted Books

Accidental Genius
by Kevin James Kearny and Cassidy Kearney
Experienced home schoolers, Kevin and Cassidy Kearney explain in an easy-to-read guide– packed with examples– how you can take charge of the education of your gifted/special needs children. 1998 Paperback.

And the Skylark Sings with Me
by Albert, David H.
A delightful book. A family’s unschooling journey to excellence. I couldn’t put it down. 1999 Paperback.

The Call to Brilliance: A True Story to Inspire Parents and Educators
by Resa Steindel Brown, William Glasser, and Joseph Chilton Pearce.
Resa Steindel Brown has been uncovering the brilliance in children for over thirty-five years. She homeschooled her own three children from kindergarten into college.

Gifted Children
Myths and Realities
by Ellen Winner
Winner’s best section offers a convincing analysis of why some gifted children become highly creative adults–and why many do not. 1997 Paperback

Gifted Girls: Activities Guide for 365 Days of the Year: Fun Things to Do for Kids and Grown-Ups That’ll Develop Creativity, Social Skills and Self-Confidence!
by Kailin Gow
It has recipes, crafts projects, team-building exercises, community awareness projects, even self-esteem-building exercises.

The Gifted Kids Survival Guide
A Teen Handbook
by Judy Galbraith, James R. Delisle
Ultimate guide for both teens and their parents about surviving and thriving in a world that doesn’t always value, support, or understand high ability. 1996 Paperback

The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide for Ages 10 & Under
by Judy Galbraith, Pamela Espeland
For bright kids ages 4-8, this book has helped countless young gifted children realize they’re not alone and being smart, talented and creative is a bonus–not a burden. 1998 Paperback

Guiding the Gifted Child
A Practical Source for Parents and Teachers
by James T. Webb, & Elizabeth A. Meckstroth
Homeschooling the gifted child is a special challenge. 1989 Paperback

Helping Gifted Children Soar : A Practical Guide for Parents and Teachers
by Carol Ann Strip, Gretchen Hirsch (Contributor)
The wide range of topics covered by this book is stunning … the physical, social, intellectual, and emotional aspects of the gifted child. 2000 Paperback. Review By Ruth Richards, Creativity Researcher.

Homeschooling Your Gifted Child: Language Arts for the Middle School Years
by Lee Wherry Brainerd, Wendy Moss (Introduction)
There is a wide range of ideas, writing topics, and suggestions for projects — they all lend themselves very well to adaptation for different skill levels and learning styles.

Smart Boys: Talent, Manhood, and the Search for Meaning
by Barbara A. Kerr, Sanford J. Cohn, James T. Webb (Contributor), Tom Andersen (Contributor)
The authors offer guidance to parents on how to nurture gifted boys and overcome their particular challenges, including ambivalence about their gifts and concerns about masculinity. 2001 Paperback

Smart Girls: A New Psychology of Girls, Women, and Giftedness (Revised Edition)
by Barbara A. Kerr
Why do talented, gifted girls so often fail to realize their potential as they reach adolescence and adulthood? 1997 Paperback


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