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Colorado Association for Gifted and TalentedCAGT Website
Gifted and Talented Resources for Teachers and Parents

Characteristics of Books for the Gifted
· Books that use advanced plot structures, syntax, and vocabulary;
· Books that include supplemental materials, such as pronunciation guides, maps, and glossaries;
· Books that use a full array of literary devices;
· Books that use descriptive words that stimulate strong visual images and express nuances;
· Books that possess language patterns and vocabularies typical not only of the present but of other times and places as well;
· Books that provide settings that evoke an experience of other lifestyles;
· Books that present unresolved problems and compel the reader to draw some conclusions.

Information about Gifted Readers