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A natural-born athlete, Jomo Rogers has talent that is easy to spot on the football field, and local reporters are taking notice. But the buzz keeps focusing on his potential, on his promise. Jomo doesn’t want to be the “next big thing.” He wants to be the real deal . . . in as little time as possible. He adopts a new workout regimen, complete with more weights, longer runs—and steroids. A gritty, witty, and eloquent youngadult debut, Shooting Star takes on the sports headlines and brings to the page a young man whose drive is about to make his life spiral out of control.
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|Grouped Work ID||1774ebba-5687-ed91-26cc-0c2c1dee1391|
|author||McKissack, Fredrick, Jr.|
|detailed_location_arlington||Glencarlyn Teen Fiction|
|display_description||Jomo Rogers, a naturally talented athlete, starts taking performance enhancing drugs in order to be an even better high school football player, but finds his life spinning out of control as his game improves.|
|item_details||ils:.b13106661|.i14262150|Glencarlyn Teen Fiction|YF MCKIS|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf|Sep 23, 2017|gyf|||
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b13106661|Book|Books|1st ed.|English|Atheneum Books for Young Readers,|2009.|273 p. ; 22 cm.|
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|subject_facet||African Americans -- Fiction, Football -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Steroids -- Fiction|
|title_full||Shooting star / Fredrick L. McKissack|