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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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Fifteen-year-old Ari Mendoza is an angry loner with a brother in prison, but when he meets Dante and they become friends, Ari starts to ask questions about himself, his parents, and his family that he has never asked before.
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Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)
Bildungsromane
Michael L. Printz Award: Honor book
Pura Belpre Award: Winner (Author)
Stonewall Book Award: Winner
Young adult fiction
LGBTQ YA
Fiction
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: Ages 12 up.
"Book design by Chloë Foglia ; Manufactured in the United States of America"--t.p. verso.
Awards: Michael L. Printz Award for Excellence in Young Adult Literature, 2013.
Description: 359 p. ; 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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