Some of My Best Friends Are Books Guiding Gifted Readers from Pre School to High School {download} Author Judith Wynn Halsted

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Good books are often good friends Because gifted readers often intensely identify with characters good books can provide bridges to new insights and better communication of feelings values and decision making while also fostering intellectual and creative development Now in its third edition Some of My Best Friends Are Books. This would likely earn 4 stars for many readers perhaps especially librarians and teachers but a fair amount of the book was just too overly analytical for me as a parent I did find the suggestions on finding age appropriate books for early readers and the discussion of reading s impact on development helpful The largest section of the book an annotated bibliography with suggestions of books for different ages was also useful But the in depth analysis of what elements make a good or uality story I mostly skimmed I think the best determiner of a good book is my child and what he enjoys reading In my experience

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Some of My Best Friends Are Books Guiding Gifted Readers from Pre School to High School

Describes Intellectual and emotional needs of children of high ability; 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 than 300 books for readers of all ages carefully selected to promote i. This is an excellent book that offers both insight into the minds of gifted individuals and information on the importance of reading The annotated bibliography is incredibly well done but it s just a small offering of the millions of excellent books out there for young readers Worth checking out if you re a parent or educator

Judith Wynn Halsted ¸ 4 Summary

Ntellectual and emotional development; Books that deal with themes such as Achievement Aloneness Arrogance Developing Imagination Intensity Introversion Perfectionism Relationships with Others Sensitivity and Resiliency; and An index with suggested titles for each theme and the page numbers for short summaries of these titles. This book has a wealth of information for educators of gifted students and school librarians as well as public librarians Though the first two parts are only 74 pages there is a lot of condensed and easily digestible information and background knowledge in these portions As a school librarian I was a bit afraid that these two portions would outweigh the bibliography portion but I was wrong The information provided is in brief parts that really hits the important details without going on too much about them I found myself placing over 15 sticky notes through the first two parts of the book for important notes I


10 thoughts on “Some of My Best Friends Are Books Guiding Gifted Readers from Pre School to High School

  1. says:

    Only after I looked on Goodreads did I realize there is a newer edition of this book My library system only has copies of the 2nd edition Unfortunately I don't think that this book is good enough to warrant chasing down the 3rd edition I am particularly interested in thinking about how to choose books for a gifted reade

  2. says:

    Admittedly I am not a parent teacher librarian or counselor except that I have my own library of some considerable size 1 On

  3. says:

    This would likely earn 4 stars for many readers perhaps especially librarians and teachers but a fair amount of the book was just too overly a

  4. says:

    This is an excellent book that offers both insight into the minds of gifted individuals and information on the importance of reading The annotated bibliography is incredibly well done but it's just a small offering of the

  5. says:

    Wonderful book that encourages parents of curious imaginative sensitive children with a large appetite for reading to devel

  6. says:

    Interesting book and a great resource I enjoyed all the anecdotes and examples My to read list has lengthened considerably both for professional and personal reading

  7. says:

    Read again to get ideas for books for children to read

  8. says:

    This book has a wealth of information for educators of gifted students and school librarians as well as public librarians Though the first two parts are only 74 pages there is a lot of condensed and easily digestible infor

  9. says:

    Starts off slow and has all the same info as a typical book about gifted children which was a little disheartening Once you get going though there's lots of useful info for ALL children not just exceptional readers Must read for teachers and parents alikeHad some trouble here this is a 3rd edition with added stuff but only the 2nd is on Goodreadssame ISBN's though EekIf you've read lots on gifted students just

  10. says:

    I read the first half of the book then skimmed the rest Much of the text discusses overexcitabilities of gifted children and challenges they face how to set up and lead a reading group for children and the successes of bibl

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