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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe (Hardcover) (Benjamin Alire Saenz)
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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.
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.
Number of Pages: 359
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Series Title: Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Commended
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Featured book lists: Epic Reads
Age Range: Teen
Author: Benjamin Alire Saenz
Street Date: February 21, 2012
Item Number (DPCI): 247-07-0598
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This book was amazing.
5 out of 5 stars
Book Reader — 3 years ago
I suppose I should review the book that I received from Target.com, and I will say that it was in good condition and everything, but the content of this book is the thing that made me love it. Aristotle is one of the most interesting narrators that I have ever read. He's introspective and inscrutab...see moreof the reviewer's review