Resource: Hothouse Kids: The Dilemma of the Gifted Child
Website: Hothouse Kids: The Dilemma of the Gifted Child
Author: Quart, A.
ISBN: 1594200955
Organization: Penguin Press HC
Year: 2006
Description: Alissa Quart shows how a gifted childhood that is "relentlessly tested, totally overscheduled and joylessly competitive" is being created by some parents and concludes that "enrichment" not only doesn't necessarily work, it may be harmful.

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