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The distance between us

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Publisher:
Aladdin,
Pub. Date:
[2016]
Edition:
Young readers edition.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG+ - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
780L
Description
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).
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ISBN:
9781481463713
Reading Level:
MG+
Level 5, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
780L
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-18 22:57:00PM
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subject_facet Abused children -- United States -- Biography, Autobiographies, Grande, Reyna -- Childhood and youth, Immigrants -- United States -- Biography, Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Biography, Mexican American women authors -- Biography, Mexican Americans -- Biography, Mexican Americans -- California -- Los Angeles -- Biography, Mexico -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects, United States -- Emigration and immigration -- Social aspects
title_display The distance between us
title_full The distance between us / by Reyna Grande
title_short The distance between us
topic_facet Abused children, Childhood and youth, Emigration and immigration, Grande, Reyna, Immigrants, Mexican American women authors, Mexican Americans, Social aspects