Our Library

We have a small library that we lend to members.

Wellington Explorers’ Library Booklist

Giftedness in general

  •    ‘Mind Workout for Gifted Kids’ – Two Books: ‘A Guide for Parents’ and ‘A Puzzle Book   for Kids’ by Robert Allen
  •    ‘Perfectionism – What’s Bad About Being Too Good?’  by Miriam Adderholdt, Ph.D. & Jan Goldberg
  •    ‘Smart Boys: Talent, Manhood, and the Search for Meaning’ by Barbara Kerr & Sanford J. Cohn
  •    ‘The Gifted Kids’ Survival Guide – for Ages 10 & Under’ by Judy Galbraith, M.A.
  •    ‘Understanding Giftedness’ by Lesley Sword on DVD MPEG4 Copy of VHS (poor quality)


  •    ‘Gifted and Talented Learners – Meeting the Ministry’s Requirements:  (A Very Practical!) Guide for Schools’ by George Parkyn National Centre for Gifted Education
  •    ‘Gifted Young Children (2nd Ed.) A guide for teachers and parents’ by Lousie Porter
  •    ‘Nurturing Gifted and Talented Children – A Parent-Teacher Partnership’ by Ministry of Education
  •    ‘They’re Not Bringing My Brain Out – Understanding and Working with Gifted and Talented Learners (3rd Ed.)’ by Rosemary Cathcart
  •    ‘Upside-Down Brilliance – The Visual-Spatial Learner’ by Linda Kreger Silverman, Ph.D.
  •    ‘When Gifted Students Underachieve – What You Can Do About It’ by Sylvia Rimm, Ph.D.
  •    ‘Why Bright Kids Get Poor Grades (and What You Can Do About It)’ by Dr. Sylvia Rimm

Giftedness and other diagnoses

  •   ‘Asperger Syndrome and Bullying – Strategies and Solutions’ by Nick Dubin
  •    ‘Different Minds –  Gifted Children with AD/HD, Asperger Syndrome, and Other Learning Deficits’ by Deirdre V. Lovecky
  •    ‘Misdiagnosis and Dual Diagnoses of Gifted Children and Adults: ADHD, Bipolar, OCD, Asperger’s, Depression, and Other Disorders’ by James T. Webb, Ph.D.


  •   ‘Freeing Our Families From Perfectionism’ by Thomas S. Greenspon, Ph.D.
  •    ‘Raising Topsy-Turvy Kids – Successfully Parenting Your Visual-Spatial Child’ by Alexandra Shires Golon


  •   ‘Bullies Are a Pain in the Brain’ by Trevor Romain