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Bibliotherapy is a research-based practice that allows AIG students to cope with social and/or emotional struggles by identifying with a character in a book that has the same struggle or need. Conversations surrounding the books are typically led by the school counselor or classroom teacher. 


National Association for Gifted Education-Article About Bibliotherapy


Books Provided by the AIG Department to Support Bibliotherapy

  • "The Anti-Test Anxiety Society" by Julia Cook
  • "How to Take the Grrrrr Out of Anger" by Elizabeth Verdick & Marjorie Lisovskis
  • "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds
  • "Be Honest and Tell the Truth" by Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.
  • "Talk and Work It Out" by Cheri J. Meiners, M.Ed.
  • "The Whatifs" by Emily Kilgore
  • "The Invisible Boy" by Trudy Ludwig
  • "After the Fall: How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again" by Dan Santat
  • "The Bad Seed" by Jory John