Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of The Universe

ISBN9781442408937
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Published4/1/2014
Pages368
AuthorBenjamin Alire Saenz
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.4 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of The Universe

Benjamin Alire Saenz

PAPERBACK

4/1/2014

A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.

For young readers as old as 12 and up.

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of The Universe

Benjamin Alire Saenz

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ISBN9781442408937
PublisherSimon & Schuster
Published4/1/2014
Pages368
AuthorBenjamin Alire Saenz
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.4 Kg.
Height8.2 in.
Width5.5 in.
Depth1.0 in.

Synopsis

A lyrical novel about family and friendship from critically acclaimed author Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual way of looking at the world. When the two meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special friendship—the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime. And it is through this friendship that Ari and Dante will learn the most important truths about themselves and the kind of people they want to be.

For young readers as old as 12 and up.

Editorial Reviews

"A tender, honest exploration of identity and sexuality, and a passionate reminder that love—whether romantic or familial—should be open, free, and without shame."

– Publishers Weekly

"Meticulous pacing and finely nuanced characters underpin the author's gift for affecting prose that illuminates the struggles within relationships."

– Kirkus

"Authentic teen and Latino dialogue should make it a popular choice."

– School Library Journal