Gifted Teen Survival Guide: Smart, Sharp and Ready for (Almost) Anything


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Published USA, 1996. Revised 4th edition, 2011
Full of facts, strategies, practical how-to's and insightful essays contributed by gifted young people and adults, this book gives teenagers the tools they need to understand their giftedness, accept it as an asset and use it to make the most of who they are. The book talks about what giftedness means (and doesn't mean); testing (and why tests can't be trusted); perfectionism and multipotential; goal setting and time management; assertiveness, gender issues, ethnic issues and stress. It also discusses how to find friends; how to talk to parents; how to be net smart and have safe, fun online relationships; and facts about teenage suicide and how to intervene with a troubled friend.

Judy Galbraith has worked with gifted children and teenagers for over 30 years.
Ages 11-18 years
Paperback. 260 pages

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