The following is a list of four children's books, which were recently added to the Milton Public Library’s collection. The descriptions are from the Old Colony Library Network’s website.
The polar bear scientists by Pete Lourie
Young readers can follow scientists as they scan the Alaskan wilderness for these magnificent creatures. Full color.
Dumpling days by Grace Lin
There was no day that dumplings couldn't make better. Pacy is back! The beloved heroine of The Year of the Dog and The Year of the Rat has returned in a brand new story. This summer, Pacy's family is going to Taiwan for an entire month to visit family and prepare for their grandmother's 60th birthday celebration. Pacy's parents have signed her up for a Chinese painting class, and at first she's excited. This is a new way to explore her art talent! But everything about the trip is harder than she thought it would be--she looks like everyone else but can't speak the language, she has trouble following the art teacher's instructions, and it's difficult to make friends in her class. At least the dumplings are delicious...As the month passes by, Pacy eats chicken feet (by accident!), gets blessed by a fortune teller, searches for her true identity, and grows closer to those who matter most.
Libya by Peter Malcolm
cultures in this fully updated and expanded edition. As has always been true of these outstanding titles, an abundance of vibrant photographs-including those new to this edition-stimulate the imaginations of young readers as they travel the globe.