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 33%
funny 32%
sad 28%
adventurous 22%
relaxing 11%
challenging 8%
tense 5%
dark 4%
mysterious 1%
informative 0%

Pace

medium 48%
fast 36%
slow 15%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 89% | A mix: 9% | 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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