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Author Klein, Alec.

Title A class apart : prodigies, pressure and passion inside one of America's best high schools / Alec Klein.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, [2007]


Location Call No. Status
 East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point - Adult Department  373.747 KLE    Check Shelf
 Windsor Locks Public Library - Adult Department  373.747 KLE    Check Shelf
Description x, 323 pages ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 315-317) and index.
Summary A portrait of the top-ranking Manhattan public high school cites its high-achieving alumni and offers insight into the experiences of its present-day students as they navigate the challenges of the school's considerable academic standards.
Contents Prologue: Back to School Part One: Delaney Cards Early February-Early March Chapter One: Romeo Chapter Two: The Gauntlet Chapter Three: The Wizard of Oz Chapter Four: Cuddle Puddle Muddle Chapter Five: Jane¿s Addiction Chapter Six: Open House Chapter Seven: Like a Polaroid Chapter Eight: Sing! Chapter Nine: The Natural Part Two: Detention Early March-Mid April Chapter Ten: Lost in Gatsby Chapter Eleven: Great Expectations Chapter Twelve: The Real World Chapter Thirteen: Protests and Demands Chapter Fourteen: Grief Virus Chapter Fifteen: Polazzo¿s Time Chapter Sixteen: Hell¿s Kitchen Chapter Seventeen: The Contest Part Three: Senioritis Late April-Late June Chapter Eighteen: Zero Tolerance Chapter Nineteen: College Night Chapter Twenty: Peter Pan Tilts Chapter Twenty-One: Neutral Ground Chapter Twenty-Two: Love Notes Chapter Twenty-Three: The Players Chapter Twenty-Four: The Human Element Chapter Twenty-Five: The Last Dance Chapter Twenty-Six: The Final Days Epilogue: Back to the Future Acknowledgments Appendix: Notable Alumni Notes Bibliography About the Author
Subject Stuyvesant High School (New York, N.Y.)
Gifted children -- Education -- New York (State) -- New York.
ISBN 9780743299442
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