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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

by Benjamin Alire Saenz

2013 Printz Honor Book

2013 Pura Belpre Author Award Winner

2013 Stonewall Book Award Winner

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 they meet at the swimming pool, they seem to have nothing in common. But as the two loners start spending time together, they discover that they share a special kind of friendship--the kind that changes lives and lasts a lifetime.

Ages
12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18
Interest Level
Grades 7 - 12
Grade Level Equivalent
2.9
Lexile Measure
380L
DRA
10
Guided Reading
F
Publisher
SS5 - SIMON & SCHUSTER
Number of Pages
368
Genre
Realistic Fiction

About the Author

Benjamin Alire Saenz Benjamin Alire Saenz is a writer of children’s books. He teaches at the University of Texas at El Paso, and considers himself a fronterizo, a person of the border.

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