S: Matt Rose
FC: Matt Rose 5, English 1
1: Gym Candy
2: 5 | 2 | 35 26 | (text) | Carl Deuker Sports Fiction
3: Early 2000 Seattle
4: Mick Johnson is a famous running back and has been for his entire life. He ends up taking steroids and gets stronger through the season. He sets new records for his school and everybody is getting suspicious. After a championship game his friend searches through his bag and finds the drug. He plans on telling the coach but then Mick shoots himself in the head and goes to the hospital.Later he has to go to a rehab.
5: His parents end up having to come every night to see him because his steroid addiction has caused him to have nightmares and none of the nurses or doctors can handle him.
6: Mike | Mick | Johnson | Johnson | Running Back | 87 | 34 | Former Receiver | Receiver | 82 | Deshawn | Drew | Carney | Quaterback | 9 | Odom
7: Mike Johnson-former NFL receiver. Mick JJohnson- RB plays varsity for his high school Drew- QB for his varsity high school team Deshawn- is a receiver for his varsity high school team. Coach Carlson- coaches Mick, Drew, and Deshawn. Patti Johnson- Mikes wife and Mick's mom
8: The external conflicts are when Mick takes steroids to help his football career. He wants to get bigger,faster,and stronger. Another conflict is when he takes the drug he gets acne all over his body. An internal conflict is when he takes steroids to get bigger and when his friend finds out their friendship is broken apart. Another one is when his dad gets offered a new job and gets more time to spend with his family.
9: The resolution to the steroid conflict is he gets caught so his career is going to be messed up because of that. By getting acne on his back their is no solution to that because it stays. his friendship is messed up with Drew because his steroid abuse hurts drew then he points a gun at him and threatens to kill him. Last his dad takes the job to spend more time with his family.
10: Carl Deuker lives in Seattle with his wife Anne Mitchell and his daughter Marian. His favorite teams are always from Seattle. He graduated from the University of California with A.B. English. He was born in San Fransisco at St. Francis. Favorite desert is chocolate ice cream.
11: This book is awesome and i recommend it to all my friends. It shows how people can overcome drug addictions if they just seek help. Mick goes through all through hard times but he didn't tell anyone.