The Jaguar Drum is now available on Amazon as either a paperback or a Kindle ebook. The Jaguar Drum is a Middle Reader-level book that is an easy read while presenting an aspect of history that is not often presented.
Meet Manik Balam, the Mayan boy overtaken by the Spanish conquest of Central America. Trained as a Jaguar Drummer in the temple, is captured by the Spanish when they conquer his village. He becomes a talented guitar player and plays for the king and queen of Spain. He leads a long and successful life in Spain, but never forgets his home or his background.