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Author: Kathy Mackel
Thirteen-year-old Savvy’s dreams of starting for her elite basketball team are in danger when she is accused of taking steroids.
Thirteen-year-old Savvy is six two and full of raw basketball talent; her three-point shot is deadly. But she’s also skinny and gets pushed around on the court. Her older sister, Callie, is a freshman on varsity cheerleading, but she’s not quite light enough to be a flier—her coveted position. Both girls need to boost their level of competition to get off the bench and into the action. When steroids are found in Savvy’s gym bag, she claims they are not hers. Suddenly, accusations are flying and nobody knows who is telling the truth.
When it comes to competitive sports, no one is exempt from being offered a boost.
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