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Gym Candy - Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Carl Deuker
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Part 1, Chapter 6 Summary

Mr. Rooney is Mick's new football coach in eighth grade. Rooney had played ball at Oregon State when he was in college and knows who Mick Johnson's father is. Rooney takes to calling Mick "Red" and nothing that Mick does is ever good enough for Rooney. Mick's father explains that in college, he ran over Rooney in the end zone, and the play ended up on SportsCenter. Mick's father advises Mick to ignore Rooney, but Mick can't ignore him.

Drew Carney, a new member of the team, is quarterback, and Rooney tells everyone to be more like Drew. During practice one day, Rooney tells Mick he has the talent of an all-star, and the attitude of a punk, and he'll never get anywhere. Mick wants to quit, but his father will not let him.

Part 1, Chapter 6 Analysis

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