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Gym candy

Author: Carl Deuker
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Co., ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Groomed by his father to be a star player, football is the only thing that has ever really mattered to Mick Johnson, who works hard for a spot on the varsity team his freshman year, then tries to hold onto his edge by using steroids, despite the consequences to his health and social life.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carl Deuker
ISBN: 9780618777136 061877713X 9780547076317 0547076312 9781439584194 1439584192
OCLC Number: 124031726
Description: 313 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: by Carl Deuker.
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An award-winning author explores the dark corners of the heart of a young football player as he struggles for success, in this novel that tackles the issues surrounding the player's decision to cross  Read more...

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"Deuker skillfully complements a sobering message with plenty of exciting on-field action...[A] solid addition to the sports fiction shelf."--Booklist, 9/1/07 Booklist, ALA"Deuker continues his run Read more...

 
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This young adult sports novel reveals the very real pressures of high school athletic performance and the pitfalls of steroid use.  It is a sobering and realistic look...
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