First published in 1984, this book has become the classic introduction to growing up gifted. This edition of the Survival Guide has been fully revised and updated for today?s bright, creative, gifted children. Based on 1,000 surveys of gifted kids, it speaks directly to all gifted kids, in their language. This survival guide includes: Tips on making friends and improving communication with teachers and family members Advice on issues such as bullying, perfectionism, depression, anxiety, and drug use Discussions of technology: blogs, social networks, instant messaging, video games, and podcasts Information related to research on gifted education programs, brain development, IQ, creativity, giftedness and gender, twice-exceptionality, gifted underachievers, and emotional intelligence More ways to boost brainpower in and out of school Anecdotes and quotes from experts and gifted celebrities Quizzes and full gifted kids? survey Over 100 quotes from gifted kids on a variety of topics Resource lists of books, websites, video games, and competitions Gifted Children?s Bill of Rights from the National Association for Gifted Children Fresh and contemporary two-color illustrations Upbeat, informative, friendly, and compact, this is a must for young gifted children. At a time when many school gifted programs are scaling back, it?s more important than ever for kids to have this essential survival guide to growing up gifted.