The Distance Between Us

The Distance Between Us

by

Reyna Grande

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The Distance Between Us Symbols

Catalina

Catalina is Reyna’s Tío Gary’s five-year-old daughter. When the river near their family home in Iguala floods, Catalina is swept up in the deluge and washed away. By the time her family finds…

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Reyna’s Alto Sax

In junior high, Reyna finds herself slightly adrift at her big new school. Though she’s been living in the United States for a while, her English is still imperfect and accented, and she is shy…

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