By Benjamin Alire Saenz
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Dante and Aristotle
Write a short biography of Dante or Aristotle, the men Dante and Ari were named for, and read something that they wrote.
Discuss with a group how your parents chose your name and how you feel about your name. Would you change it if you could?
Create a menu for a meal that Ari's mother might have served.
Design a cover for the book.
Desert and Stars
The desert and watching the stars were a calming activity for Ari. Discuss with a group an activity that calms you.
Draw a map of the places where Dante and Ari live, work, and go to school.
Create a diorama of Dante's and of Ari's bedrooms.
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