- ISBN: 9780547348971 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2008.
|Summary, etc.:|| Look, Mick," he said, you're going to find out from somebody in the gym, so you might as well find out from me. Those supplements you're taking? They might get you a little bigger, but just a little. If you're after serious results, there's other stuff that produces better results much faster, stuff that a lot of guys in the gym use." What other stuff?" You know what I'm talking about—gym candy."Runningback Mick Johnson has dreams: dreams of cutting back, finding the hole, breaking into the open, and running free with nothing but green grass ahead. He has dreams of winning and of being the best. But football is a cruel sport. It requires power, grace, speed, quickness, and knowledge of the game. It takes luck, too. One crazy bounce can turn a likely victory into sudden defeat. What elite athlete wouldn't look for an edge? A way to make him bigger, stronger, faster?This novel explores the dark corners of the heart of a young football player...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
4.6 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Boston : HMH Books for Young Readers, 2008. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 489 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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