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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