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Little Free Library Neighborhood Quiz

Twin City sidewalks are chock-a-block full of Little Free Libraries, which are just celebrating their anniversary this year. It's a nice gesture, a good way of getting (rid of) books, and friendly little art projects to boot. Little Free Libraries are great!

But do you think you can tell what neighborhood you're just by looking at what books are in the Little Free Library?




Take This Quiz and Find Out!

If you're right, you'll see a picture of a "weapon of mass instruction" Argentinian bookmobile.
 

If you're wrong, you'll get the long-defunct Arise Bookstore on Lyndale Avenue.

There are 25 questions. What you find out may surprise you!





1) Michael Connelly, Larry Niven, Nora Roberts, David Baldacci

What neighborhood is this?

-- Jordan, Minneapolis
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis
-- West Saint Paul
-- West End, Saint Paul


2 ) "Making shapley fiction." Lots of kids books.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Longfellow, Minneapolis
-- Grand Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Selby Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Central/Phillips, Minneapolis


3) Pregnancy book. TC Boyle. "Devil in the white city." More kids books.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Highland Park, Saint Paul
-- West Side, Saint Paul
-- Powderhorn, Minneapolis
-- Seward, Minneapolis


4) AAA guide to Texas, "Harvest of Gain," Ray Bradbury, David Baldacci

What neighborhood is this?

-- Northeast, Minneapolis
-- Jordan, Minneapolis
-- West End, Saint Paul
-- Kenwood, Minneapolis


5) Memoirs of a geisha, Some sort of Modern Library thing, Tutu goes green.

What neighborhood is this?

-- West Side, Saint Paul
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis
-- Southeast, Minneapolis
-- East River Road, Saint Paul


6) The secret of shadow ranch, Al Capone does my shirts, miscellaneous YA.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Powderhorn, Minneapolis
-- West End, Saint Paul
-- Seward, Minneapolis
-- Edina


7) Weatherbeaten copy of "Wuthering Heights", Orhan Pamuk, Jonathan Kellerman, "Last summer at barebones," Tom Clancy.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Kenwood, Minneapolis
-- Northeast, Minneapolis
-- Central/Phillips, Minneapolis
-- Selby Avenue, Saint Paul


8) 500 paintings book, "Power politics and the Olympic Games," Cooking with Cheese.

What neighborhood is this?

-- West End, Saint Paul
-- Edina
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis
-- Midtown Global Market, Minneapolis


9) Hunger Games.

What neighborhood is this?

-- West Saint Paul
-- West Side, Saint Paul
-- Cathedral Hill, Saint Paul
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis


10) "Passages: a guide for pilgrims of the mind," Adalai Stevenson.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Summit Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Grand Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Uptown, Minneapolis
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis


11) Steig Larsson, "small-space gardening," some YA.

What neighborhood is this?

-- East River Road, Saint Paul
-- Summit Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Seward, Minneapolis
-- Uptown, Minneapolis



12) Patricia Cornwell, Lindsey Davis, Janet Evanovich, Agatha Rasin.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Lauderdale
-- East River Road, Saint Paul
-- Highland Park, Saint Paul
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis


13) Little golden books! Allen Ginsberg, "little owl's bedtime stories," Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Uptown, Minneapolis
-- Southeast, Minneapolis
-- Highland Park, Saint Paul
-- Mac-Groveland, Saint Paul


14) Neal Stephenson, Patricia Cornwell, "Planning your career," "Invisible residents."

What neighborhood is this?

-- Richfield
-- Uptown, Minneapolis
-- Northeast, Minneapolis
-- Mac-Groveland, Saint Paul




15) Janet Evanovich, Stephen King, Thomas Harris, "I'm thankful each day!"

What neighborhood is this?

-- Longfellow, Minneapolis
-- Powderhorn, Minneapolis
-- Kenwood, Minneapolis
-- Grand Avenue, Saint Paul


16) Postromantic art," something about gender? "Out of my skin," Ian Morson.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Selby Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Highland Park, Saint Paul
-- Summit Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Richfield


17) Sue Grafton, Tom Wolfe, Iris Johanson, The Thorn Birds.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Summit Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Powderhorn, Minneapolis
-- East River Road, Saint Paul
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis




18) Lost in space, Madeline L'Engle, "Animal stories," looks like a lot of YA.

What neighborhood is this?

-- West Side, Saint Paul
-- Highland Park, Saint Paul
-- Southeast, Minneapolis
-- Powderhorn, Minneapolis


19) Janet Evanovich, guidebook for Nevada, Stuart Woods, bread machine book.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Seward, Minneapolis
-- Lauderdale
-- Cathedral Hill, Saint Paul
-- West End, Saint Paul


20) Cooking magazine, something about southeast Asia, Shakespeare's The Tempest, Doctor Zhivago.

What neighborhood is this?

-- Northeast, Minneapolis
-- Midtown Global Market, Minneapolis
-- Selby Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Grand Avenue, Saint Paul


21) "Fast food nation", "the clash of civilizations and the remaking of world order," "transnational cinema in a global north," "Nickel and dimed."

What neighborhood is this?

-- East River Road, Saint Paul
-- Central/Phillips, Minneapolis
-- West Saint Paul
-- Highland Park, Saint Paul


22) E.L. Doctorow, Paul Wellstone, Jane Smiley,  "Jane Eyre," "A Farewell to Arms," "The Jane Austen book club."

What neighborhood is this?

-- Seward, Minneapolis
-- Mac-Groveland, Saint Paul
-- West Side, Saint Paul
-- Lauderdale


23) "Ronald Reagan", "The scarlet letter," something about theology," "Ivanhoe," "Of mice and men."

What neighborhood is this?

-- East Side, Saint Paul
-- Summit Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Jordan, Minneapolis
-- Cathedral Hill, Saint Paul


24) "Chocolat", "Kavalier and Klay," "Kill two birds and get stones," guidebook to Uganda, "The Secret."

What neighborhood is this?

-- Selby Avenue, Saint Paul
-- Kenwood, Minneapolis
-- Lyndale, Minneapolis
-- Longfellow, Minneapolis


25) "Enders Game," Larissa Ione, "Miracles of Mentoring."

What neighborhood is this?

-- Seward, Minneapolis
-- West Side, Saint Paul
-- Jordan, Minneapolis
-- Highland Park, Saint Paul

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