Legacy Book Award Past Winners

2017 Legacy Book Award Submissions and Recipients 

Curricular Materials: Provides educators with supporting materials to use in the classroom. Resources include workbooks, lesson plans, manuals and classroom activities.

 2017 Curricular Materials Award Recipient
Mind Your Time
Author:  William and Mary Center for Gifted Education 
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
  • “Project M^3 - Shopping at the Bazaar: Connecting Number and Algebra with the Meerkats”; Kendall Hunt Publishing Company
  • “10 Performance-Based Projects for the Science Classroom”; Prufrock Press Inc.
  • “Jacob’s Ladder Reading Comprehension Program: Nonfiction, Grade 3”; Prufrock Press Inc.
  • “Fit To Print”; Royal Fireworks Publishing Co
  • “thinkLaw Volume 1, ELA Edition”; CS Educational Services, LLC

Educator: Enhances an educator’s awareness and ability to work with G/T students by application of sound theory, practical strategies and/or proven methodology.

2017 Educator Award Recipient
Advancing Differentiation: Thinking and Learning for the 21st Century (Revised & Updated Edition)
Author: Richard M. Cash, Ed.D
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing 
  • “Engaging and Challenging Gifted Students: Tips for Supporting Extraordinary Minds in Your Classroom”; ASCD
  • “How to Differentiate Instruction in Academically Diverse Classrooms, 3rd Edition” ASCD
  • “Your Rainforest Mind: A Guide to the Well-Being of Gifted Adults and Youth”; GHF Press
  • “Genius Hour: Passion Projects That Ignite Innovation and Student Inquiry”; Prufrock Press Inc.
  • “Visual-Spatial Learners: Understanding the Learning Style Preference of Bright But Disengaged Students” (2nd ed.); Prufrock Press Inc.

Parent: Increases the understanding of the unique needs of G/T children and help ensure they are met, both at home and in the classroom.

2017 Parent Award Recipient
Parenting Gifted Children 101: An Introduction to Gifted Kids and Their Needs
Author: Tracy Ford Inman, Ed.D., and Jana Kirchner, Ph.D.
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.

  • “Gifted, Bullied, Resilient: A Brief Guide for Smart Families”; GHF Press
  • “Not Now Maybe Later: Helping Children Overcome Procrastination”; Great Potential Press
  • “Stressed Out!: Solutions to Help Your Child Manage and Overcome Stress”; Prufrock Press Inc.
  • “Embracing the Whole Gifted Self”; Royal Fireworks Publishing Co

Scholar: Guides graduate students or advanced educators to understand and expand upon the latest research on giftedness and G/T education.

2017 Scholar Award Recipient
Excellence Gaps in Education: Expanding Opportunities for Talented Students
Authors: Jonathan A. Plucker, Ph.D. and Scott J. Peters, Ph.D.
Publisher: Harvard Education Press

  • “Bright Adults: Uniqueness and Belonging Across the Lifespan”; Great Potential Press
  • “Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger's, Depression, and Other Disorders” (2nd edition); Great Potential Press
  • “To Be Gifted and Learning Disabled: Strength-Based Strategies for Helping Twice-Exceptional Students With LD, ADHD, ASD, and More” (3rd ed.); Prufrock Press Inc.
  • “Creativity and Innovation: Theory, Research, and Practice”; Prufrock Press Inc.

2016 Legacy Book Award Recipients

2016 Curricular Materials Award Recipient: 
The Pursuit of Justice
Author: Mary Ann Yedinak
Publisher: Kendall Hunt Publishing Company


2016 Educator Award Recipient:
"Ready-Use-Resources for Mindsets in the Classroom"
Author: Mary Cay Ricci
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.


2016 Parent Award Recipient:
Emotional Intensity in Gifted Students (2nd ed.)"
Author: Christine Fonseca
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.


2016 Scholar Award Recipient: 
"Modern Curriculum for Gifted and Advanced Academic Students" edited by Todd Kettler, Ph.D.
Publisher: Prufrock Press Inc.