Book of the Year

The NAGC Book of the Year was created to recognize excellence in books published in gifted and talented education.

Three categories of books will be evaluated

  • Practitioner Texts written on topics that address a range of educators who work with gifted children
  • Scholarly Texts offering an advanced understanding of contemporary research on gifted persons and gifted education
  • Parent and Caregiver Texts addressing issues affecting those raising and supporting gifted children
A panel of gifted education experts will evaluate the books on the following criteria
  • Utility
  • Relevance
  • Innovation
  • Understanding of content or issue
  • Evidence provided to support the text or ideas

Submission Rules and Criteria

  • Publishers may nominate no more than 2 books per category and each book must be nominated separately
  • Books must have a  copyright date from the previous year.
  • The entry fee per title is $250
  • A book may be nominated for one category only
  • Five copies of each book will be sent to NAGC, 1300 I St., NW, Suite 400E, Washington, DC 20005, ATTN:  Book of the Year
  • Winners will receive a Book of the Year logo/medallion for use