Q&A with Deanna Nolan
WNBA: How old were you when you started reading?
DN: 1st Grade.
WNBA: What books did you enjoy reading while you were growing up?
DN: Dr. Seuss books.
WNBA: Why do you think reading is important?
DN: Reading is part of everyday life. You have to learn how to read in order to go to school and get ahead in life.
WNBA: How does reading help you as a basketball player and in your everyday life?
DN: You have to be able to read in order to read the playbook and scouting reports so you know how to handle your opposition.
WNBA: What is your favorite type of book (i.e.. mystery, adventure, autobiography, etc)?
DN: Mystery and Autobiographies. I like to read about other professional athletes and civil rights/influential type of people.
WNBA: What books would you personally recommend for kids (8-12) to read?
DN: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein.