Highly & Profoundly Gifted Children:
A Bibliography

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

Books & Book Chapters:

DeHaan, R. F., and Havighurst, R. J. (1957/1961). The extremely gifted child. In R. F. DeHaan and R. J. Havighurst, Educating gifted children (pp. 295-319). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Feldman, D. (1979). The mysterious case of extreme giftedness. In A. Harry Passow (Ed.), The gifted and the talented: Their education and development. 78th Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education, part I (pp. 335-351). Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.

Feldman, D. H., with Goldsmith, L. T. (1986). Nature's gambit: Child prodigies and the development of human potential. New York: Basic Books.

Feldman, R. D. (1982). Whatever happened to the Quiz Kids? Chicago: Chicago Review Press.

Gaunt, R. I. (1989). A comparison of the perceptions of parents of highly and moderately gifted children. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio.

George, W. C., Cohn, S. J., & Stanley, J. C. (Eds.). (1979). Educating the gifted: Acceleration and enrichment. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.

Gross, M. U. M. (1992). The early development of three profoundly gifted children of IQ 200. In P. S. Klein & A. J. Tannenbaum (Eds.), To be young and gifted (pp. 94-138). Norwood, NJ: Ablex Publishing Corporation.

Gross, M. U. M. (1993) Exceptionally gifted children. London and New York: Routledge.

Grost, A. (1970). Genius in residence. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall.

Hayden, T. L. (1980). One child. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons.

Hollingworth, L. S. (1942). Children above 180 IQ (Stanford-Binet): Origin and development. Yonkers-on-Hudson, NY: World Book Company.

Morelock, M. J., & Feldman, D. H. (1991). Extreme precocity. In N. Colangelo & G. A. Davis (Eds.), Handbook of gifted education. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Robinson, H. B. (1981). The uncommonly bright child. In M. Lewis and L. A. Rosenblum (Eds.), The uncommon child (pp. 57-81). New York: Plenum Press.

Webb, J. T., Meckstroth, E. A., & Tolan, S. S. (1982). Guiding the gifted child. Columbus, OH: Ohio Psychology Publishing Company.

Winner, E. (1996). Gifted Children: Myths and realities. New York: Basic Books.

Zorbaugh, H., Boardman, R. K., and Sheldon, P. (1951). Some observations of highly gifted children. In P. Witty (Ed.), The gifted child (pp. 86-105). Boston: D. C. Heath.

Journal Articles:

Boyer, A. (1989). Surviving the blessing. Understanding Our Gifted, 1 (3), 5, 17, 20.

Brown, M. M. (1984). The needs and potential of the highly gifted: Toward a model of responsiveness. Roeper Review, 6 (3), 123-127.

Carlton, S. (1992). Fitting a square peg into a round hole. Roeper Review, 15(1), 4-6.

Feldman, D. H. (1984). A follow-up of subjects scoring above 180 IQ in Terman's "Genetic Studies of Genius". Exceptional Children, 50 (6), 518-523.

Goldsmith, L. T. (1987). Girl prodigies: Some evidence and some speculations. Roeper Review, 10 (2), 74-82.

Gross, M. (1986, July/August). Radical acceleration in Australia: Terrance Tao. G/C/T, p. 2-11.

Gross, M. U. M., & Feldhusen, J. F. (1990). The exceptionally gifted child. Understanding Our Gifted, 2 (5), 1, 7-10.

Hermann, K. E. (1982, November/December). Publicity and the prodigy. G/C/T, 60-61.

Hultgren, H. M. (1989). A case for acceleration. Understanding Our Gifted, 1 (3), 1, 8-10.

Kearney, K. (1989). Parenting highly gifted children: The challenges, the joys, the unexpected surprises. CAG Communicator, 19 (2), 10-12.

Kearney, K. (1992). Life in the asynchronous family. Understanding Our Gifted, 4(6), 1, 8-12.

Kline, B. E., and Meckstroth, E. A. (1985). Understanding and encouraging the exceptionally gifted. Roeper Review, 8 (1), 24-30.

Laibow, R. E. (1981, March/April). An open letter to the parents of extremely gifted children. G/C/T, p. 23-25.

Lewis, G. (1984). Alternatives to acceleration for the highly gifted child. Roeper Review, 6 (3), 133-136.

Moore, N. D. (1982). The joys and challenges in raising a gifted child. G/C/T, Nov/Dec.

Morelock, M. J. (1992). Giftedness: The view from within. Understanding Our Gifted, 4(3), 1, 11-15.

Roedell, W. C. (1984). Vulnerabilities of highly gifted children. Roeper Review, 6 (3),127-130.

Silverman, L. K. (1989). The highly gifted. In J. F. Feldhusen, J. VanTassel-Baska, and K. R. Seeley (Eds.), Excellence in educating the gifted. Denver: Love.

Silverman, L. K., and Kearney, K. (1989). Parents of the extraordinarily gifted. Advanced Development Journal, 1 (1), 41-56.

Silverman, L. K., & Kearney, K. (1992). The case for the Stanford-Binet LM as a supplemental test. Roeper Review, 15(1), 34-37.

Stanley, J. S. (1978). Educational non-acceleration: An international tragedy. G/C/T, 1(3), 2-5, 53-57, 60-63.

Tolan, S. (1985, November/December). Stuck in another dimension: The exceptionally gifted child in school. G/C/T, p. 22-26.

Tolan, S. (1989). Special problems of young highly gifted children. Understanding Our Gifted, 1 (5), 1, 7-10.

Tolan, S. S. (1992). Only a parent: Three true stories.Understanding Our Gifted, 4(3), 1, 8-10.

Tolan, S. S. (1992). Parents vs. theorists: Dealing with the exceptionally gifted. Roeper Review, 15(1), 14-18.

White, W. L. (1990). Interviews with Child I, Child J, and Child L. Roeper Review, 12 (3), 222-227.

White, W. L., & Renzulli, J. S. (1987). A forty year follow-up of students who attended Leta Hollingworth's school for gifted students. Roeper Review, 10, 89-94.


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