The NAGC Book of the Year was created to recognize excellence in books published in gifted and talented education.
Three categories of books will be evaluated
- Practitioner Texts written on topics that address a range of educators who work with gifted children
- Scholarly Texts offering an advanced understanding of contemporary research on gifted persons and gifted education
- Parent and Caregiver Texts addressing issues affecting those raising and supporting gifted children
A panel of gifted education experts will evaluate the books on the following criteria
- Understanding of content or issue
- Evidence provided to support the text or ideas
Submission Rules and Criteria
- Publishers may nominate no more than 2 books per category and each book must be nominated separately
- The entry fee per title is $250
- A book may be nominated for one category only
- Six copies of each book will be sent to NAGC, Suite 1001, 1331 H St., NW, Washington, DC 20005, ATTN: Book of the Year
- Winners will be announced in November at the NAGC annual convention
- Winners will receive a Book of the Year logo/medallion for use
Submissions for books with a 2017 copyright date will open January 10, 2018.