It’s been busy around here . . .

. . . and I have a backlog of ideas for posts. For some of them, I need to find the items to photograph, and I haven't had time to organize the office (or the rest of the house) for the next phase of research and work. Here are some of the reasons why. . … Read more

High IQ Kids wins Legacy Book Award

I just received this message from Free Spirit Publishing (I’ve added some links): "High IQ Kids: Collected Insights, Information, and Personal Stories from the Experts (978-1-57542-261-9), edited by Kiesa Kay, Deborah Robson, and Judy Fort Brenneman, has won the 2008 Legacy Book TM Award in the parent category. "The Texas Association for the Gifted and … Read more

Knitty Kitty

While waiting to hear back from Adobe, I’ve been reading. My attention span is fairly short right now, so this was perfect to discover. It’s a picture book called Knitty Kitty, by David Elliott and Christopher Denise, just out. The book is shown above against a background of the swatches for one of the chapters … Read more

Finished book: High IQ Kids!

A UPS truck pulled up at the curb in front of the house early this morning and delivered an author’s (in this case, editor’s) copy of High IQ Kids! This is an "advance" copy, although not an "advance reader’s copy" or ARC, because it’s the real book, freshly unpacked from the printer’s shipment before the … Read more

The Free Spirit Book

I’ve been promising to talk about the book that’s coming out this fall from Free Spirit Publishing. I’ve heard back from Free Spirit that it’s okay to put the cover up here, so it’s time. My understanding is that the book’s scheduled to be released in September 2007. The name of the book is High … Read more