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Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe

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Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers,
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1st ed.
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.
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Level 2.9, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
HL: High-Low 380L
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Grouping Title aristotle and dante discover the secrets of the universe
Grouping Author saenz benjamin alire
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-02-20 23:11:49PM
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subject_facet Bildungsromans, Families -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, Homosexuality -- Fiction, Mexican-Americans -- Fiction, Michael L. Printz honor book -- 2013
title_display Aristotle and Dante discover the secrets of the universe
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