The 2019 NAGC Book of the Year Award Winners: Trustworthy and Research-based Resources
July 22, 2019

The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) announced the winners of the 2019 NAGC Book of the Year Award, recognizing excellence in books published in gifted and talented education.

“Our mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of all gifted children, and these publications provide invaluable information and insight for teachers, parents, and others,” said Sally Krisel, NAGC Board President. “Access to trustworthy, research-based resources is paramount and ensures effective strategies are implemented at home, in schools, and across communities.”

The 2019 NAGC Book of the Year Award winners are:

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Talent Development as a Framework for Gifted Education: Implications for Best Practices and Applications in Schools (Prufrock Academic Press) by Paula Olszewski-Kubilius, Rena F. Subotnik, and Frank C. Worrell

A Teacher's Guide to Flexible Grouping and Collaborative Learning (Free Spirit Publishing) by Dina Brulles and Karen L. Brown

Differently Wired: Raising an Exceptional Child in a Conventional World (Workman Publishing) by Deborah Reber

The NAGC Publications Committee oversees the annual Book of the Year Awards, and every book that is submitted is reviewed by several members who bring expertise to a specific area: Scholar, practitioner, or parent/caregiver.


The National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) is a membership organization whose mission is to support those who enhance the growth and development of gifted and talented children through education, advocacy, community building, and research. 

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