“I wanted to hug the book when I finished. If you have ever believed in the power of second chances, Luz Véliz will light up your heart.” — Christina Soontornvat, Newbery Honor author

“[A]bsorbing and skillfully paced, laced with insight and warmth. Inspiring, smart, and beautifully written.”. — Starred Kirkus review
“A must-have for all library collections.” -School Library Journal, starred review
“A lovely, moving, and realistic view of the struggles and insecurities—as well as the beauty—that comes from being bicultural.” — Selenia Paz, Booklist starred review


ABC book of food poems for children in which Rebecca’s “Mango” appears (2022)
Jama’s Alphabet Soup blog reviewed THINGS WE EAT
Anthology of activity poems for kids in which Rebecca’s “Reach” and “Any Weather” appear
Listen to Rebecca read “Any Weather” here

Poetry collection, first
published by Pecan Grove Press (adults; 2009)

Quote and praise, Palabras in Each Fist

Includes three poems by Rebecca (adults; 2015)

Includes a poem by Rebecca (adults; 2008)

Includes a poem by Rebecca (adults; 2007)

Includes a poem by Rebecca (adults; 2003)

Short Fiction

Short story “Breakthrough” in ONE TO KNOW Magazine, issue #1 (Sept. 2021)
Short story “La Gringa Reloja” in ONE TO KNOW Magazine, issue #4 (March 2022)

Also by Rebecca