Latina Writer Reyna Grande Shares Her History – November 18, 2016

Reyna Grande’s story of illegally coming to California to find her parents is not unique. But sharing it makes it powerful, especially for younger readers.

In both novels and a memoir, award-winning writer Reyna Grande examines her own past as an illegal immigrant, arriving, assimilating and succeeding in modern California. She shared her story in person with students at a Santa Rosa Middle School yesterday. KRCB’s Bruce Robinson spoke with her there.

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