The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition Kindle

The Distance Between Us: Young Readers Edition Award winning author Reyna Grande shares her personal experience of crossing borders and cultures in this middle grade adaptation of her memoir, The Distance Between Usan important account of the many ways immigration impacts children Booklist, starred reviewWhen her parents make the dangerous and illegal trek across the Mexican border in pursuit of the American dream, Reyna and her siblings are forced to live with their stern grandmother, as they wait for their parents to build the foundation of a new life But when things dont go quite as planned, Reyna finds herself preparing for her own journey to El Otro Lado to live with the man who has haunted her imagination for years her long absent father Both funny and heartbreaking, The Distance Between Us sheds light on the immigrant experience beautifully capturing the struggle that Reyna and her siblings endured while trying to assimilate to a different culture, language, and family life in El Otro Lado The Other Side


About the Author: Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande is an award winning novelist and memoirist She has received an American Book Award, the El Premio Aztln Literary Award, and the Latino Book Award Her second novel, Dancing with Butterflies, received critical acclaim In 2012, she was a finalist for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awards for her memoir The Distance Between Us Her works have been published internationally in countries such as Norway and South Korea



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