GYM CANDY - Great book for boys. Lots of football jargon, plays, and moves that will keep them interested. However, the story is great and deals with real issues. A great way to talk to your kids about drugs/steroids, etc.
Gym Candy_Deuker, Carl. 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.