Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Audiobook CD - 2013
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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.
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, p2013
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781470365127
147036512X
Branch Call Number: / TALK SAENZ CD
Characteristics: 7 sound discs (7 hr., 30 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in

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Aug 02, 2017

A super sweet and charming coming of age novel.

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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