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IAGC brochure! Get page 1 and page 2. Print 2-sided with landscape format. Then fold into thirds with the children and globe as the front panel for a brochure that can be handed out to parents, educators, or other interested community members.

iagcIAGC Video: THE GIFTED EDUCATION STORY - Partnering for Better Education of Highly Able Learners


Why Give Gifts to the Gifted Investing in a National Resource, L.Schwartz
Corwin Press, Inc.
2455 Teller Rd.
Thousand Oaks, CA 91320
Paperback: ISNB 0 8039-6104-9 - $18
Hardback: ISBN-0-8039-6103-0

"Stand Up for Your Gifted Child" How to Make the Most
of Kids' Strengths at School and Home, by Joan Smutny
(ISBN 1-57542088-0)

"Have You Read Any Good Books Lately?" by Penny Kolloff, Ph.D.

Picture Books

  • Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman, ii. by Caroline Binch (1991). New York: Dial Books for Young Readers.
  • My Special Day at Third Street School by Eve Bunting, il. by Suzanne Bloom (2004). Honesdale, PA: Boyds Mills Press.
  • Testing Miss Malarkey by Judy Finchler, il. by Kevin O’Malley (2000). New York: Walker Books.

Chapter Books

  • Flying Solo by Ralph Fletcher (1998). New York: Clarion Books.
  • Sahara Special by Esme Rajii Codell (2003). New York: Scholastic.
  • Schooled by Gordon Korman. (2007) New York: Hyperion.
  • Surviving the Applewhites by Stephanie Tolan (2002). New York: Harper Collins. ”
  • The View from Saturday by E. L. Konigsburg (1996). Atheneum. Winner of the 1997 Newbery Award.
  • What Hearts by Bruce Brooks (1992). New York: Harper Trophy . Newbery Honor Book.

About Teachers

  • A Fine, Fine School by Sharon Creech Illustrated by Harry Bliss, HarperCollins Books, 2001.
  • Hooray for Diffendoofer Day by Dr. Seuss, Jack Prelutsky, Lane Smith and Alfred A. Knopf, 1998
  • Testing Miss Malarky by Judy Finchler Illustrated by Kevin O’Malley, Walker and Company, 2000.
  • Among Schoolchildren by Tracy Kidder Houghton Mifflin, 1989
  • My Great-Aunt Arizona by Gloria Houston Scholastic, 1992
  • Educating Esmé by Esmé Raji Codell Algonquin Books, 1999
  • The Water is Wide by Pat Conroy Dell Publishing, 1972
  • Sahara Special by Esmé Raji Codell Scholastic, 2003

Newbery Award Winners

Selected Titles:

  • L’Engle, Madeleine - A Wrinkle in Time
  • Raskin, Ellen - The Westing Game
  • Fleischman, Paul - Joyful Noise: Poems for Two Voices
  • Lowry, Lois - The Giver
  • Hesse, Karen - Out of the Dust
  • Gaiman, Neil - The Graveyard Book
  • Stead, Rebecca - When You Reach Me

Caldecott Medal & Honor Books

For example:

  •  The Lion and the Mouse, by Jerry Pinkney



Not a member of IAGC? We would love to have new members representing all parts of Illinois.

Join the IAGC Today!

Annual Membership Fee:

  • Individuals: $50.00
  • Retired: $40.00
  • Full-time Students: $25.00
  • Affiliate Organizations: $150.00

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