|aThe smartest kids in the world : |band how they got that way / |cAmanda Ripley.
|aAnd how they got that way.
|a1st Simon & Schuster hbk. ed.
|aNew York : |bSimon & Schuster, |c2013.
|a306 p. : |bill. ; |c24 cm.
|aIncludes bibliographical references (p. 239-254) and index.
|aThe treasure map -- Leaving -- The pressure cooker -- A math problem -- An American in Utopia -- Drive -- The metamorphosis -- Difference -- The
|aFollowing three teenagers who chose to spend one school year living in Finland, South Korea, and Poland, a literary journalist recounts how attitudes, parenting, and rigorous teaching have revolutionized these countries' education res