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Having raised an extraordinarily talented whiz kid, I have since read many many books on raising gifted children (AFTER my son was an adult) . Read morePublished 22 months ago by A1Mama
Apart from the first chapter, which read like it would be one long whining book about gifted kids who felt they were misused this turned out to be one of the most amazing books I... Read morePublished on February 17, 2013 by Gemini Wahhaj
I have just completed my Masters Degree in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Gifted and Talented. Several times during my class work Ms. Read morePublished on March 31, 2011 by R. Jones
There are many problems with this book. The sad part is, I kept making excuses for it most of the way through. Read morePublished on January 15, 2011 by Emily Martha Sorensen
As a mother and pediatrician, I found myself intrigued by the contents of the book. Alissa Quart thoroughly researched this disturbing trend of pushing "gifted" children out of... Read morePublished on May 7, 2010 by Shirley Press
In "Hothouse Kids," author Alissa Quart provides common-sense realism into an industry that capitalizes on talented children, and the parents who follow along in pursuit of... Read morePublished on April 12, 2009 by Bret L. Popper
Alissa Quart is an excellent writer of gifted talent, which if for no other reason makes "Hothouse Kids" worth reading. Read morePublished on May 26, 2008 by Larry Gowdy
How nice to just lift the title of the book directly from an extremely popular book called "The Drama of the Gifted Child. Read morePublished on March 16, 2008 by someguy2004
I was disappointed by this book. I know I did my best parenting before I had any kids and I guess Alissa is doing the same. Read morePublished on August 7, 2007 by Lynn Sponholz