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Gym Candy Summary
Carl Deuker

Everything you need to understand or teach Gym Candy by Carl Deuker.

  • Gym Candy Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Gym Candy Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
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Gym Candy Summary

Plot Summary

Carl Deuker's novel "Gym Candy" details the rise and fall of high school football star Mick Johnson.

Attending Shilshole High School in Seattle, Washington, Mick Johnson is the son of Mike Johnson, a former college star and NFL player whose career was ended by an injury. Mick wants to be just like his father, and wants to be an even better football player. But Mick soon discovers that his father's career was not ended by an injury, but by his father's arrogance when he was arrested for drunk driving, skipped team meetings, fought with his teammates, and became a liability.

When Mick becomes first string running back on the high school team, he knows that he needs to keep his edge. He begins weightlifting at a local gym called Popeye's suggested by his father. There, Mick meets Peter Volz, a personal trainer who begins working with Mick. Peter...

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