First Book , a nonprofit organization dedicated to giving children from low-income families the opportunity to read and own their first new books, recently polled their constituency and asked them what specific book (or series of books) got them hooked on reading. More than 100,000 people answered. The top 50 responses are listed here . And if you ever wondered what got celebs like Rebecca Romijn and Bow Wow hooked on reading--they are hooked on reading, apparently--wonder no more .
The perpetually teenaged Nancy Drew is 93 years old by conventional chronology.