Highly Gifted Children and Child Prodigies:
A Bibliography of Early Scientific Accounts Before 1945

Compiled by: Kathi Kearney, Gifted Education Consultant
Founder, The Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children
E-mail: kkearney@midcoast.com

Burks, B. S.,Jensen, D. W., & Terman, L. M. (1930). Genetic studies of genius: The promise of youth. Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press.

Carroll, H. A. (1940). Genius in the making. New York: McGraw-Hill.

Dolbear, K. E. (1912). Precocious children. Pedagogical Seminary, 19, 461-491.

Garrison, C. G.,Burke, A., & Hollingworth, L. S. (1917). The psychology of a prodigious child. Journal of Applied Psychology, 1(2), 101-110.

Hollingworth, L. S. (1926). Gifted children: Their nature and nurture. New York: Macmillan.

Hollingworth, L. S. (1937, June). "Bright students take care of themselves". North American Review, p. 261-273.

Jenkins, M. D. (1943). Case studies of Negro children of Binet IQ 160 and above. Journal of Negro Education, 12(2), 159-166.

Stedman, L. M. (1924). The education of gifted children. Yonkers-on-Hudson, NY: World Book Company.

Terman, L. M., & Fenton, J. C. (1921). Preliminary report on a gifted juvenile author. Journal of Applied Psychology, 5, 163-178.

Witty, P. A. (1936, March). Exploitation of the child of high intelligence quotient. Educational Method, p. 298-304.

Witty, P. A., & Jenkins, M. D. (1935). The case of "B" - A gifted Negro girl. Journal of Social Psychology, 6, 117-124.

Yoder, A. H. (1894). The study of the boyhood of great men. Pedagogical Seminary, 3, 134-156.

Zorbaugh, H. W., & Boardman, R. (1936). Salvaging our gifted children. Journal of Educational Sociology, 10, 100-108.


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