Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Downloadable Audiobook - 2013
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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.
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781442366077
Branch Call Number: OverDrive Audiobook
Characteristics: 1 sound file : digital
Additional Contributors: Miranda, Lin-Manuel
OverDrive, Inc

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AL_CATHERINE Aug 29, 2016

This is not my typical book but I loved it anyway! The characters were charming and felt really genuine. I think it's a great fit for fans of Rainbow Rowell! As others have said, definitely do the audio!

AL_JILLA Aug 04, 2016

I truly enjoyed this book. Being the mother of a son, I often felt the tears welling in my eyes at the amazing words the author wrote. Lin-Manuel Miranda does a fine job narrating this lovely book, although at times, I did lose sight of which character he was portraying when being Aristotle and Dante together, but I got past that and I'm sure you will too. I will definitely be suggesting this book to people!

AL_JENNIEB Aug 01, 2016

This book is beautifully and genuinely narrated by Tony award winning actor, Lin Manuel Miranda! And that's only half of what makes this book so phenomenal.

This book will engage so many different types of readers. It will appeal to the teenager struggling with their sexual identity. It will appeal to anyone whose ever felt alone or misunderstood by the their friends and family. It will appeal to lovers of realistic teen fiction.

It's a romantic story, but it's also so much more than that. It's about friendship, family, hating school, loving school, and just LIFE!

m2 Feb 14, 2014

Lin-Manuel Miranda, the Tony Award Winning actor who performs this book for audio, does a great job -- wonderful, warm, deeply felt work.

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AL_JENNIEB Aug 01, 2016

AL_JENNIEB thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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