Books tagged: intellectual giftedness

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The Strange and Mysterious Life of Opal Whiteley
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,750. Language: English. Published: August 31, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Irene Whiteley was born in 1897 in Washington and was raised in Oregon, and died at the Napsbury Hospital in England as a psychiatric patient, at the age of ninety-four in 1992. How did a brilliant young American girl with a passion for geology and nature study come to end her life institutionalized in England?
Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted: 30 Essays on Giftedness, 30 Years of SENG
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 43,960. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Emotions
To celebrate its 30th anniversary, Supporting the Emotional Needs of the Gifted (SENG) has compiled a collection of 30 essays that focus on many topics, from parenting gifted children, to living with the intensity that often accompanies giftedness, to giftedness in diverse communities and special needs populations. Authors include national and international experts on giftedness.
The Mysterious Mind of Opal Whiteley: Four Unique Lives Compared
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 15,400. Language: English. Published: September 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Literary biography
Opal Whiteley (1897-1992) remains a mysterious figure. Her life began as a brilliant girl with a passion for nature living in logging camps in Oregon, and ended as a psychiatric patient in the Napsbury Hospital in England after decades of institutionalization. How did this happen? Can the riddle of multi-synaesthete Whiteley be solved by comparing her life with other famous and enigmatic people?
“If You’re so Smart, How Come You Ain’t Rich?” - a money handbook strictly for the Nerds - Letter One
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Series: "If You're So Smart, How Come You Ain't Rich?", Book 1. Price: Free! Words: 2,370. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Motivational
This is the first in a how-to series distilling the experience and secrets of a serial entrepreneur, eutopian idealist, artist, inventor, lifelong 'nerd' and process philosopher, on the matter of Money and How the World Works, and how to work with it to get the success you deserve while remaining true to your values. Strictly for the Nerds.