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The author wishes to thank Madelon Sann, L.S.C.W., for sharing clinical insights from her work with gifted children and Kristin Berman, Ph.D., for her careful reading of the manuscript and many helpful editorial suggestions. The author also wishes to thank Rebecca Nordin for invaluable assistance in preparing the manuscript for publication, as well as the staff of the New York Society Library for their generous help in providing resources and materials.