Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande is an award-winning author, motivational speaker, and writing teacher. As a girl, she crossed the US–Mexico border to join her family in Los Angeles, a harrowing journey chronicled in The Distance Between Us, a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist that has been adopted as the common read selection by over twenty schools and colleges and fourteen cities across the country. Her other books include the novels Across a Hundred Mountains, winner of a 2007 American Book Award, and Dancing with Butterflies, and The Distance Between Us, Young Reader’s Version. She lives in Woodland, CA with her husband and two children. Visit ReynaGrande.com.

Books by this Author

La búsqueda de un sueño (A Dream Called Home Spanish edition)
A Dream Called Home
La distancia entre nosotros
The Distance Between Us
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Author Appearances

FINGER LAKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Canandaigua, NY
OCT 23
BOOKS ARE MAGIC
in conversation with Rigoberto Gonzalez
225 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
OCT 24
BOOKS ARE MAGIC
in conversation with Rigoberto Gonzalez
225 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231
OCT 24
BRAZOS BOOKS
in conversation with Tony Diaz
2421 Bissonnet
Houston, TX 77005
OCT 26

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Things happen for a reason

Q. What trait is most noticeable about you?

A. My height

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. The words "stare" and "glance". My husband usually deletes them from my manuscript!

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Howard Roark

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. mango sprinkled with chili powder

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