Banned Books 2020 – Shoot Your Shot: A Sport-Inspired Guide to Living Your Best Life

Marshall University does not ban books! The information is provided to let people know what has been banned/challenged elsewhere.


The interim superintendent of a Providence (RI) school district directed the purchase of 16,510 copies of the basketball-related motivational book as mandatory reading for all middle and high school students. Following concerns by district teachers that the books were overtly religious, the superintendent withdrew the requirement. The books remain, but reading them is voluntary.

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A Banned book has been removed from a library, classroom, etc.
A Challenged book has been requested to be removed from a library, classroom, etc.

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Last updated

August 12, 2020