Some of My Best Friends Are Books: Guiding Gifted Readers / Edition 3by Judith Wynn Halsted
Pub. Date: 09/28/2009
Publisher: Great Potential Press, Inc.
Challenge your gifted reader! Gifted children grow socially, emotionally, and intellectually from reading good books. This resource can help make that happen, by offering parents and teachers an annotated K-12 reading list with summaries of nearly 300 titles for bright students. Recommended books will both challenge and stimulate young minds. Cross-indexed by author, title, topic, and reading level, Halsted also includes questions for each book to promote discussion and understanding, in addition to the short book summaries.
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Table of ContentsPreface
Part I: The Children
Chapter 1. The Heart of the Child: Emotional Development
Chapter 2. The Mind of the Child: Intellectual Development
Part II: The Process
Chapter 3. Reading Guidance
Chapter 4. Emotional Development through Books
Chapter 5: Intellectual Development through Books
Part III: The Books
Chapter 6. Choosing Books that Challenge
Chapter 7. All the Wealth: Children's Literature
Chapter 8. Annotated Bibliography
Index of Categories
Index of Authors
Index of Titles
About the Author
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