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Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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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.

Hardcover, 359 pages
Published February 21st 2012 by Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 


Two teen Mexican American  boys trying to answer deep questions about Identity, sexuality, friendship and  family.

Ari, a brooding boy, but always open minded and patient. Especially when it comes to his relationship with his parents and his friendship with Dante. He do…