Legacy Book Awards

The TAGT Legacy Book® Awards honor outstanding books published in the United States that have long-term potential for positively influencing the lives of gifted individuals and contribute to the understanding, well-being, education, and success of gifted and talented students.



2020 Legacy Book Award Recipients & Nominees

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

Creating Strong Kids Through Writing: 30-Minute Lessons That Build Empathy, Self-Awareness, and Social-Emotional Understandingin Grades 4-8
By Deborah S. Delisle & James R. Delisle, Ph.D.
Published by Prufrock Press


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.

Start Seeing and Serving Underserved Gifted Students: 50 Strategies for Equity and Excellence
By Jennifer Ritchotte, Ph.D., Chin-Wen Lee, Ph.D., and Amy Graefe, Ph.D.
Published by Free Spirit Publishing


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.

Gifted Minds Empowered: Advocacy to Develop Gifted Children's Strengths
By Barbara Jackson Gilman, M.S.