Rose, Todd (2013 ) Square Peg: My Story and What It Means for Raising Innovators, Visionaries, and Out-of-the-Box Thinkers. New York: Hyperion
Wagner, Tony. (2012). Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World. New York: Scribner.
Must read for all adults who interact with teens:
Sax, Leonard, MD, PhD. (2016) The Collapse of Parenting: How We Hurt Our Kids When We Treat Them like Grown-Ups. The Three Things You Must Do to Help Your Child or Teen Become a Fulfilled Adult. New York: Basic Books.
Strauch, Barbara (2003). The Primal Teen: What the New Discoveries about the Teenage Brain Tell Us about Our Kids. New York: Anchor Books.
Elias, Maurice J., et al (2000). Raising Emotionally Intelligent Teenagers: Parenting with Love, Laughter, and Limits. New York: Harmony Books.
Elias, Maurice, et.al. Emotionally Intelligent Parenting: How to Raise a Self-Disciplined, Responsible, Socially Skilled Child. NY: Three Rivers Press, 1999.
Bluestein, Jane (1997). The Parents' Little Book of Lists: Do's and Don't's of Effective Parenting. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc.
Kenneth R. Ginsburg, M.D. & M.S.Ed. with Martha M. Jablow (2002). “BUT I’M ALMOST 13!” An Action Plan for Raising a Responsible Adolescent. New York: Contemporary Books.
Brain research connected to teaching and learning: Diamond, Marian and Hopson, Janet. (1998). Magic Trees of the Mind: How to Nurture Your Child's Intelligence, Creativity, and Healthy Emotions from Birth through Adolescence. New York: Dutton.
Gardner, Howard. (1983) Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences. New York: Basic Books, Inc.
Gardner, Howard. (1993) Multiple Intelligences: The Theory in Practice. NY: Basic Books. Sousa, David A. (2003). How the Gifted Brain Learns. Thousand Oaks, CA: Corwin Press.
Reading about gifted minds:
Robison, John Elder. (2016). Switched On: A Memoir of Brain Change and Emotional Awakening. New York: Spiegel & Grau Goertzel, Ted George and Ariel .W. Hansen. (2004). Cradles of Eminence: Childhoods of More than 700 Famous Men and Women. 2nd Edition. Scottsdale, AZ: Great Potential Press, Inc.
Shekerjian, Denise (1990). Uncommon Genius: How Great Ideas Are Born: Tracing the Creative Impulse with Forty Winners of the MacArthur Award. New York: Penguin Books.
Streznewski, Marylou (1999). Gifted Grown-Ups: The Mixed Blessings of Extraordinary Potential. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Resources for gifted children and their parents. Note: Anything from Free Spirit Press is parent and child friendly.
Adderholdt-Elliott, Miriam. (1987). Perfectionism: What's Bad about Being Too Good? Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.
Armstrong, Thomas, Ph.D. and Jennifer Brannen (2003). You're Smarter than You Think! A Kid's Gide to Multiple Intelligences. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.
Delisle, James and Judy Galbraith. (1987). The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide (I and II). Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press.
Delisle, Jim & Judy Galbraith. (2002) When Gifted Kids Don’t Have All the Answers: How to Meet Their Social and Emotional Needs. Minneapolis: Free Spirit Press..
Levine, Madeline (2006). The Price of Privilege: How Parental Pressure and Material Advantage Are Creating a Generation of Disconnected and Unhappy Kids. New York: Harper Collins.
Neihart, M., Reis, S. M., Robinson, N. M., and Moon, S., editors (2002). The Social and Emotional Development of Gifted Children: What do we know? Waco: Prufrock Press,
Smutny, Joan Franklin. (2001) Stand Up for Your Gifted Child: How to Make the Most of Kids’ Strengths at School and at Home. Minneapolis, MN: Free Spirit Press,
Sternberg, R. J. and Davidson, J. E., editors,(2005). Conceptions of Giftedness Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Websites Worth Viewing . Ted Talk Do Schools Kill Creativity Presented by Sir Ken Robinson, educator
Ted Talk Your Elusive Creative Genius Presented by Elizabeth Gilbert, writer
YouTube Why Man Creates an award winning short film by Saul Bass