Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
Simon and Schuster BYFR
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.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Incarceration; Homosexuality; brother in jail; same sex relationship; homosexuality; gay; gay family member
mother and father
Americans Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature, 2013 General Fiction
Michael L. Printz Award, 2013, None
Pura Belpre Award, 2013 Author
Stonewall Book Award, 2013 Children's (Young Audlt Literature)
families; friendship; coming of age
Senz, Benjamin Alire, "Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe" (2014). DIVerse Families. 567.