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Summary: A seven year old genius is caught in a tug of war between his waitress mom who only wants a regular life for him, and the head of an institute for gifted children who wants to further his development.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: MGM Home Entertainment 2001

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Delisle, James R.

Summary: Understanding Your Gifted Child From the Inside Out provides an engaging and encouraging look at raising gifted children today. A follow-up to the best-selling "Parenting Gifted Kids: Tips for Raising Happy and Successful Children," this new edition focuses on the social and emotional aspects of giftedness, highlighting new information on the issues of perfectionism, self-advocacy,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press Inc. 2018

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 649 DEL

Fonseca, Christine

Summary: "Teaching children how to manage their intense emotions is one of the most difficult aspects of parenting or educating gifted children. Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students: Helping Kids Cope With Explosive Feelings provides a much-needed resource for parents and educators for understanding of why gifted children are so extreme in their behavior and how to manage the highs and lows that...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Prufrock Press Inc. 2016

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.95 FON

Hulbert, Ann

Summary: Presents an exploration of child genius through the stories of fifteen exceptionally gifted young people, from cybernetics founder Norbert Wiener and chess master Bobby Fischer to movie icon Shirley Temple and African-American musician Philippa Schuyler.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Alfred A. Knopf 2018

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 371.9509 HUL

Vanderah, Glendy

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Summary: A mysterious child teaches two strangers how to love and trust again. After the loss of her mother and her own battle with breast cancer, Joanna Teale returns to her graduate research on nesting birds in rural Illinois, determined to prove that her recent hardships have not broken her. When a mysterious child who shows up at her cabin, barefoot and covered in bruises, Joanna enlists the help of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Lake Union Publishing 2019

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Leyden, Susan

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: D. Fulton Publishers in association with the National Association for Able Children in Education 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 371.95 LEY

Yang, Gene Luen

Summary: Dr. One-Zero won't stop until the whole world embraces his poisonous potion, Green Pop. Hopper, Eni and Josh must open a new portal to stop him.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 YAN

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC YAN

Galbraith, Judy

Summary: Examines the problems of gifted and talented students and explains how they can make the best use of their educational opportunities, get along better with parents and friends, and better understand themselves

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Free Spirit Pub. 1999

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1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 371.9 GAL

Korman, Gordon.

Summary: Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Balzer + Bray 2012

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1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J FIC KOR

Korman, Gordon.

Summary: Due to an administrative mix-up, troublemaker Donovan Curtis is sent to the Academy of Scholastic Distinction, a special program for gifted and talented students, after pulling a major prank at middle school.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Recorded Books 2012

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1 available in Juvenile Audiobooks, Call number: J CD KOR

Shirai, Kaiu

Summary: "Behind the facade of a happy orphanage, the children of Grace Field House are secretly being raised as food for demons. Determined to save themselves and the other kids, Emma, Norman, and Ray begin planning an escape. But their caretaker, 'Mom,' has brought in extra help to keep the orphans in line"--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: VIZ Media, LLC 2018

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Keating, Jess

Summary: "When Mary Shelley is kidnapped by a mad scientist, Nikki Tesla and the other members of the Genius Academy team are forced to agree to steal a priceless, lethal high-tech ring in order to free her; but Nikki also plans to use the heist to get closer to her long-lost father who claims he is not the criminal mastermind she believes him to be." --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Scholastic Press 2020

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1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J FIC KEA

Knipper, Stephanie

Summary: "In the spirit of Vanessa Diffenbaugh's The Language of Flowers--and with a touch of the magical--comes a spellbinding debut about a wondrously gifted child. Sisters Rose and Lily Martin were inseparable when they were kids. As adults, they've been estranged for years, until circumstances force them to come together to protect Rose's daughter. Ten-year-old Antoinette has a severe form of autism...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC KNI

Summary: For young Sheldon Cooper, it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science isn't always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted, and somewhat naive Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2020

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Darraj, Susan Muaddi

Summary: Farah's little brother is in the hospital with a heart problem that needs surgery, so her parents send sixth-grader Farah off to stay with her grandmother in a retirement condo in Florida; Sitti Fayrouz does not speak much English, has a lot of rules, and does not understand Farah's interest in geology, so Farah is not happy with the move--but despite being the only child in the community,...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Stone Arch Books 2021

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1 available in Beginning Readers - Independent Reader (Red), Call number: JBR RED DAR

Yang, Gene Luen

Summary: "The Coders always knew their programming skills would take them far, but they never guessed they would take them to another dimension--or to be accurate, one dimension less. To save humanity, Hopper, Eni, and Josh must travel to Flatland, a dangerous two-dimensional world ruled by polygons. If they can return home safely with a Turtle of Light, they might just stand a chance in their final...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second 2018

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 YAN

Yang, Gene Luen

Summary: "Welcome to Stately Academy, a school which is just crawling with mysteries to be solved! The founder of the school left many clues and puzzles to challenge his enterprising students. Using their wits and their growing prowess with coding, Hopper and her friend Eni are going to solve the mystery of Stately Academy no matter what it takes!" --

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: First Second Books 2015

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 YAN

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1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J 741.5 YAN

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: J FIC YAN

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Graphic Novels, Call number: JFIC YAN

L'Engle, Madeleine.

Summary: With Meg Murry's help, the dragons her six-year-old brother saw in the vegetable garden play an important part in his struggle between life and death. Includes an interview with the author.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Square Fish 2007

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Fiction, Call number: J Fiction L'Engle 1973

1 hold on 3 copies

Summary: A socially awkward teenage math prodigy finds new confidence and new friendships when he lands a spot on the British squad at the International Mathematics Olympiad.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

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1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD BRI RATED PG-13

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2 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA BRI

Summary: For nine-year-old Sheldon Cooper, it isn't easy growing up in East Texas. Being a once-in-a-generation mind capable of advanced mathematics and science is not always helpful in a land where church and football are king. And while the vulnerable, gifted, and somewhat naive Sheldon deals with the world, his very normal family must find a way to deal with him.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

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Summary: V. 1, For the love of boys. Ito Keita has one thing in his favor: luck! He's just landed a special invitation to attend Bell Liberty Academy for Boys, an exclusive high school for the most privileged, most talented, and most beautiful: words that don't describe Keita at all. What's behind his mysterious invitation?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Anime Works 2009

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1 available in Young Adult Anime, Call number: DVD ANIME GAK

Summary: Folllows young genius Sheldon Cooper through his childhood years.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Summary: The precocious young preteen Sheldon Cooper is ready for his newest challenge -- college -- as his twin sister enters middle school.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2021

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Colfer, Eoin.

Summary: "Artemis Fowl receives an urgent video e-mail from a man who has been kidnapped by the Russian Mafiya, a man Artemis had thought he would never see again: his beloved father. As Artemis rushes to his rescue, he is stopped by a familar nemesis, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police, who accuses him of inciting a goblin revolution the the Lower Elements. In this second graphic novel...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin 2009

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