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 (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

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Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Things happen for a reason

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Boring

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. Anywhere but the U.S. It's a big world out there and I haven't had a chance to see much of it.

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. being straight-forward, goal-oriented, imaginative

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. Mariposa by Mana, Corazoncito Tirano by Lila Downs, Europa by Santana, Tragos Amargos by Ramon Ayala, El Desierto by Lhasa

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