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

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe #1

Benjamin Alire Sáenz

fiction contemporary lgbtqia+ romance young adult emotional lighthearted reflective fast-paced

359 pages | first published 2012

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This Printz Honor Book is a "tender, honest exploration of identity" (Publishers Weekly) that distills lyrical truths about family and friendship. Aristotle is an angry teen with a brother in prison. Dante is a know-it-all who has an unusual wa...
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Moods

emotional 88%
reflective 55%
hopeful 54%
inspiring 41%
lighthearted 34%
funny 32%
sad 28%
adventurous 23%
relaxing 12%
challenging 8%
tense 5%
dark 4%
mysterious 1%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 47%
fast 37%
slow 14%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 88% | A mix: 10% | N/A: 0% | Plot: 0%

Strong character development?

Yes: 93% | It's complicated: 4% | No: 1% | N/A: 0%

Loveable characters?

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Diverse cast of characters?

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Flaws of characters a main focus?

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