Informational (nonfiction), 1,501 words, Level Y (Grade 5), Lexile 1100L
The desire to be the best has driven some of the greatest athletes to ruin their reputations, careers, and often their bodies by taking steroids. While touching on a few of these stories, this informational book explains what steroids are, how they affect the human body, and why they are dangerous when abused.
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