Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe
|Author:||Benjamin Alire Sáenz; Mark Brabant (Cover Design by)|
American Library Association - Michael L. Printz Award for excellence in literature written for young adults: Honor Award 2013
American Library Association - Pura Belpre (Author) Award: Winner 2013
Stonewall Young Adult Literature Award Winner 2013
"Primarily a character- and relationship-driven novel, written with patient and lyrical prose that explores the boys' emotional lives with butterfly-wing delicacy."--"Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"
Benjamin Alire Saenz is an American Book Award-winning author of poetry and prose for adults and teens. His first novel for young adults, Sammy and Juliana in Hollywood was an ALA Top Ten Book for Young Adults and a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His second novel for teens, He Forgot to Say Goodbye won the Tomas Rivera Mexican American Children's Book Award and the Southwest Books Award (Border Regional Librarians Association) and was a New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age. A former Wallace E. Stegner Fellow in poetry, Saenz is a professor in the creative writing department at University of Texas, El Paso.