2016 Legacy Book Awards

TAGT is thrilled to announce the 2016 Legacy Book Award recipients! 
TAGT is proud to announce the 2016 Legacy Book Award recipients. This nationally recognized award honors outstanding publications that have long-term potential for positively influencing the gifted community. Awards are given in four categories: Curricular Materials; Educator; Parent; and Scholar. In 2016, there were 20 outstanding books submitted by seven publishing companies and reviewed by 26 readers across the country. 

2016 Legacy Book Award Recipients: 
• Curricular Materials
“The Pursuit of Justice Teacher Guide," by Mary Ann Yedinak 
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company

• Educator
"Ready-Use-Resources for Mindsets in the Classroom," by Mary Kay Ricci
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.

• Parent
"Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students (2nd ed.)," by Christine Fonseca
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.

• Scholar
"Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students," edited by Todd Kettler, Ph.D.
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.

“Through the Legacy Book Award program, TAGT seeks to recognize publications that contribute to the understanding, well-being, education and success of gifted and talented students,” said TAGT Executive Director, JJ Colburn, CAE. “We congratulate these outstanding authors and publishers and are proud to showcase their meaningful work.” 

Visit to see a full list of book submissions and purchase the award-winning publications. Award recipients will be honored during the TAGT 2016 Annual Conference in Dallas.


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