Character Spotlight

Character Spotlight #1


Name: Dante Quintana

Book: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz

Get to Know Him: Dante is a Mexican-American teenage boy. He’s also a gifted artist. He likes to draw and to paint. He’s a big reader, and he’s really into poetry. Dante is confident, bright, and very honest. He’s a reliable friend, and a good son to his loving parents. He’s brave. But most importantly, Dante is comfortable in his own skin.

Why I Love Him: Where to start? Dante Quintana is not only my all-time favorite character, he’s my everything. Dante is perfection, especially because he isn’t perfect. But he’s so easy to love. He’s sunshine after a rainy day. Dante is the type of guy who will be kind to you on your worst day, he’s the kind of guy to make you smile when you’re down. Dante is beautiful, inside and out.

Favorite Quote: “Birds exist to teach us things about the sky.”



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