Friday, 4 November 2016

Some of My Best Friends are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers from Preschool to High School

'Some of my best friends are books' describes: intellectual and emotional needs of both young and older readers and offers ideas for using books to address issues of identity, growth, difference and intellectual passions. The author describes things as;Typical and advanced reading patterns for grades K-12; How parents and teachers can give reading guidance and discuss books with young readers; A well-indexed annotated bibliography of more than 300 books for readers of all ages, carefully selected to promote intellectual and emotional development; Books that deal with themes such as Achievement, Aloneness, Arrogance, Developing Imagination, Intensity, Introversion, Perfectionism, Relationships with Others, Sensitivity, and Resiliency. There is also an index with suggested titles for each theme and the page numbers for short summaries of these titles.


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