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“Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe”

   Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz When they meet and Dante teaches Aristotle to swim, they laugh over their classical names—their pocho names, they think, because are real Mexicans named after philosophers … Continue reading

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Teen Book Fest Author: “Noggin”

Noggin by John Corey Whaley      When Travis comes back to high school after a five-year absence, one of his classmates calls out “Noggin!” And the principal frowns and the geometry teacher makes the boy apologize. Because it’s rude … Continue reading

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“The Miseducation of Cameron Post”

The Miseducation of Cameron Post by Emily M. Danforth  Cameron Post and Irene Klauson have always been best friends. They do everything together including all those things they shouldn’t do, like shoplift. And there’s always been an edge to their … Continue reading

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