Free Throw Contest

Appearance Date: 11/06/2021
Donovan wants to be in his school’s free throw contest, but there’s a problem. He struggles to sink his shots! With the help of his mother, he learns how to make free throws and enters the competition. But kids make fun of him because he shoots the ball differently from everyone else. Will Donovan discover that it’s okay to be different?

Meet the Author

Shawn Pryor

Shawn Pryor’s (he/him) work includes the middle-grade graphic novel series Cash and Carrie (Action Lab Entertainment), the 2019 Glyph Nominated sports graphic novel Force (Action Lab Entertainment), several books for Capstone’s Jake Maddox Sports and Adventure series, and the Kids Sports series. In his free time, he enjoys reading, cooking, listening to streaming music playlists, and talking about why Zack from the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers is the greatest Black superhero of all time. He is represented by Kelly Sonnack of the Andrea Brown Literary Agency.

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