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

En búsqueda de un sueño (A Dream Called Home Spanish edition)
A Dream Called Home
Atria Español Presents: The Best of Mexican Literature
Atria Español Presenta: Lo major de literatura Mexicana
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Appearances

BOOKSHOP SANTA CRUZ
1520 Pacific Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
OCT 3
ADVENTURES BY THE BOOK
P.O. Box 421472
San Diego, CA 92142
OCT 7
POLITICS & PROSE
5015 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
OCT 12
POLITICS AND PROSE
1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
OCT 12

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Things happen for a reason

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. I would love to meet Frida Kahlo. I would thank her for her strength and perseverance, which has inspired not only me but thousands of Latinas.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Howard Roark

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. Not doing enough research before making a decision on something.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. J.K. Rowling

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