Reyna Grande

Reyna Grande is an award-winning author, motivational speaker, and writing teacher. As a girl, she crossed the U.S.–Mexico border to join her family in Los Angeles, a harrowing journey she chronicled in The Distance Between Us, which was a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist. She is also the author of the novels Dancing with Butterflies and Across a Hundred Mountains. She lives in Woodland, CA with her husband and two children.

Books by this Author

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

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BEA LIBRARY JOURNAL'S DAY OF DIALOGUE PROGRAM
MAY 30

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Things happen for a reason

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Frida Kahlo

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

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

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I'm passionate about my work.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Boring

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