101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: The Ultimate Handbook

101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: The Ultimate Handbook

by Christine Fonseca


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Pssst! Want to know a secret? 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids: The Ultimate Handbook is a must-read for gifted kids ages 8 to 12 who want to find success in school and life. If you're a gifted kid or you know gifted kids, you need the 101 awesome secrets, tips, and tricks included in this book!

Chock full of fun suggestions and practical strategies, 101 Success Secrets for Gifted Kids covers topics including bullying, school performance, perfectionism, friendships, and sibling rivalries. Fun quizzes, tip sheets, and practical Q & A sections from other gifted preteens and kids make this book fun to read and give gifted kids insight into everything they've ever wanted to know about being gifted. Proven strategies on dealing with stress management, parents' and teachers' expectations, anxiety, cyber-bullying, friendship troubles, and more make this the must-have guide for every gifted kid!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781593635442
Publisher: Sourcebooks
Publication date: 05/01/2011
Pages: 175
Sales rank: 387,052
Product dimensions: 7.00(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Christine Fonseca has worked in the field of education for more than a decade. Relying on her expertise as a school psychologist, behavioral consultant, speaker, and parenting expert, she has been a resource for parents and children in understanding the social and emotional needs of gifted children.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements xi

Introduction 1

A Word to Parents 3

Part I And so It Begins 5

Chapter 1 I'm Gifted? What Does That Mean? 7

Chapter 2 The Good, the Bad, and the Stressful 17

Chapter 3 I'm Not Crazy, I'm Just Smart 29

Part II The World of School 43

Chapter 4 Why Homework Takes So Long and Other School Mysteries 45

Chapter 5 If I Was Really Smart, This Wouldn't Be So Hard 61

Chapter 6 Pressure? What Pressure? 77

Part III The World of Friends 89

Chapter 7 Too Many Chiefs 91

Chapter 8 I Am Who I Am 105

Chapter 9 What Is "Normal" Anyways? 121

Part IV The World of Family 139

Chapter 10 Why Are You Yelling at Me? 141

Chapter 11 What? I'm Allowed to Say, "No"? 155

Chapter 12 Stop Trying to Fix Me, I'm Not Broken 169

Recommended Resources 187

References 189

About the Author 191

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