How Can I Keep From Singing?

How Can I Keep From Singing?

by Tecumapese Morning Star


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Joaquin Lucero is an American born Costa Rican. His parents lived in the US legally when he and his brother Manolo were born. They moved back to Costa Rica when Joaquin was five years old. He has attended school in Costa Rica since the first grade. He is now in the sixth grade and soon to be in the seventh. He attends Coleigo Saint John in Desamparados, Alajuela. Joaquin wants to be a professional basketball player. He is told that his chances are not very good by two local coaches. His music teacher tell him and his parents he has a treble singing voice. He is a near prodigy. He is eligible this year to play on the school's basketball team, but does not make the team at the tryouts. He agrees to sing in the church's children's choir. He participates in a talent contest and makes it to the finals where he is eliminated. He decides to follow a singing career after much discussion with his parents, teacher and a local talent promoter. Follow Joaquin in his trials and tribulations at following a singing career.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781663548597
Publisher: Barnes & Noble Press
Publication date: 08/11/2020
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Before starting his writing career, Tecumapese Morning Star, Tec to his friends, was an elementary school librarian and teacher. After leaving the education field, he worked in the fast-food industry, the hospitality industry, and the retail industry. Tec is a graduate of the Institute of Children’s Literature. Has a diploma for writing for Children from the Stratford Career Institute and has a diploma in freelance writing from the Penn Foster Distant Learning Center. He has one son and three grandchildren. Tec in his free time practices and teaches karate. He holds the rank of Soke, tenth-degree black belt. He also has a Doctor of Philosophy in Martial Arts and Sciences. He also holds third and fourth-degree ranks in two other styles. Tec also plays saxophone in a local community wind symphony and jazz ensembles. Tec and his family are of Native American descent and enrolled members of the Appalachian Shawnee Tribe.

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