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Ling and Ting - Online Book Club (Grades K-3)

Updated: Sep 4, 2020

Welcome to our online book club for grades K-3! We are excited for you to join us in reading Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! by Grace Lin.

Along with a free copy of the book, you will also receive a review page. You can tell us what you thought of the book! You will also receive a flyer for this website, a questions page to consider, 2 activity pages, and an information page with cool links related to the book!

Kits will be ready to pick up later this evening (September 3, 2020). Please remember that we have a limited number of kits available, so it's first come, first serve! If you have any special requests or need accommodations, please let Leanna or Amanda know!

All we ask is that you read the book: do as much or as little of the rest of it as you want!

"Ling and Ting: Not Exactly the Same!" by Grace Lin

Ling and Ting are two adorable identical twins, and they stick together, whether they are making dumplings, getting their hair cut, or practicing magic tricks. But looks are deceiving; people can be very different, even if they look exactly the same.

*Here are the following pages that you will receive with your kit!*

SPL Virtual Book Club! (K-3rd)

September 2020 book: Ling & Ting: Not Exactly the Same! by Grace Lin

Welcome to our virtual do-it-at-home book club!

Visit the post for Ling & Ting under ‘Book Clubs’ on for anyone who wants to discuss the book or comment on any of the questions or activities, or go to for the direct link. If you’d prefer not to go online, fill out the included review sheet and/or question sheet and get them back to the library, and we can post your comments for you!

Even better, everyone who either posts on our site or brings back anything included with the book — even if it’s just a picture of the craft you did — will also get a small prize at the library!

More Fun with Ling & Ting!

Learn more about the author, Grace Lin, on our site:

Want to see Grace Lin read the first chapter?

Grace Lin’s website:

Five Magic Tricks I Can Do – Try your hand at magic like Ling & Ting!

Video and recipe for Chinese Pork Dumplings. Do yours look more like Ling's or Ting’s? Make sure to do this with a parent or guardian!

Included as well: A ‘Find the Differences’ activity and Ling & Ting paper dolls!

Like Ling & Ting? There are three more books in the series! Check them out!

We hope you enjoy these activities and cannot wait to hear what you thought of the book! We also hope you enjoy these recipes. Remember, you can comment here on this website, email us at, or come in and turn in a physical copy! We also accept dumplings to taste test! ;)

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