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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LATINO USA (NPR)
OCT 16
WOMEN'S LITERARY FESTIVAL
A Literary Salon and Happy Hour
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
136 E De La Guerra St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
OCT 17
WOMEN'S LITERARY FESTIVAL
A Literary Salon and Happy Hour
Santa Barbara Historical Museum
136 E De La Guerra St
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
OCT 17
SKYLIGHT BOOKS
Talk/Signing/ in conversation with Kirin Khan
In Conversation with Kirin Khan
1818 N Vermont Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90023
OCT 18

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Things happen for a reason

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

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

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Becoming the first person in my family to graduate from college.

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

A. mango sprinkled with chili powder

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Howard Roark

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