- Author : Reyna Grande
- Release Date : 06 September 2016
- Publisher : Simon and Schuster
- Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
- Pages : 336 pages
- ISBN 13 : 9781481463720
Download or read book entitled The Distance Between Us by author: Reyna Grande which was release on 06 September 2016 and published by Simon and Schuster with total page 336 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Award-winning author Reyna Grande shares her compelling experience of crossing borders and cultures in this middle grade adaptation of her “compelling…unvarnished, resonant” (BookPage) memoir, The Distance Between Us. 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 beautifully captures 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).