FURTHER READING - ADOLESCENCE


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Apter, Terri (2002) "The Myth of Maturity: What Teenagers Need from Parents to Become Adults". Norton. ISBN 039332317X.

Common adolescent issues: lack of freedom, concern over physical appearance, irritability.

Armstrong, Thomas (2002) "You're Smarter Than You Think: A Kid's Guide to Multiple Intelligences". Free Spirit Publishing. ISBN 1575421135.

Helps kids understand Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, what it means to them, and how to make the most of their own abilities and potential.

Delisle, Jim and Galbraith, Judy (1996) "The Gifted Kids' Survival Guide: A Teen Handbook". Free Spirit Publishing. ISBN 1575420031.

Written with help from hundreds of gifted teenagers, includes facts about giftedness; IQ tests; how to take charge of their lives and their education; how to build healthy relationships.

Adderholdt, Miriam and Goldberg, Jan (1999) "Perfectionism: What's Bad About Being Too Good?". Free Spirit Publishing. ISBN 1575420627.

Explains the differences between healthy ambition and unhealthy perfectionism and gives strategies for getting out of the perfectionism trap. Gives adults insight into how their behaviour and expectations can contribute to perfectionism in teens they parent and teach.

Waddell, Margot (2005) "Understanding 12-14-year-olds (Understanding Your Child Series)". Jessica Kingsley Publishers. ISBN 1843103672.

Practical advice to parents to help them relate to and communicate with their child.


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