The Distance Between Us Young Reader's Edition

The Distance Between Us Young Reader's Edition

A Memoir

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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 Us—“an important account of the many ways immigration impacts children” (Booklist, starred review).

When 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 don’t 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).

Publisher: New York : Aladdin, [2017]
Edition: Young readers edition First Aladdin paperback edition
ISBN: 9781481463706
1481463705
Branch Call Number: Biography G763gy, 2017
Characteristics: 324 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 20 cm

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TeensSJCPL Aug 08, 2017

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 Us—“an important account of the many ways immigration impacts children” (Booklist, starred review).


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