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Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

Author: Benjamin Alire Sáenz; Chloë Foglia; Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers (Firm),
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster BFYR, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Bildungsromans
Young adult fiction
Michael L. Printz Award: Honor book
Pura Belpre Award: Winner (Author)
Stonewall Book Award: Winner
LGBTQ YA
Fiction
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Bildungsromane
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Alire Sáenz; Chloë Foglia; Simon and Schuster Books for Young Readers (Firm),
ISBN: 9781442408920 1442408928 9781442408937 1442408936
OCLC Number: 666867878
Notes: "Book design by Chloë Foglia ; Manufactured in the United States of America"--Title page verso.
Awards: Pura Belpré Narrative Winner, 2013.
Robert F. Sibert Informational Book Honor, 2012.
Stonewall Book Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2013.
Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Children's/Young Adult, 2013.
Target Audience: Ages 12 and up.
Description: 359 pages ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Benjamin Alire Sáenz.

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This Printz Honor Book is a "tender, honest exploration of identity" (Publishers Weekly) that distils lyrical truths about family and friendship.  Read more...

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