Astrid and Apollo and the Happy New Year
Dressed in their traditional New Year clothes, Astrid and Apollo attend the Hmong New Year Festival. While at the noisy and jam-packed celebration, they accidentally become separated from their family and end up lost in the crowds. Follow along on their adventure as they try to find their way back to their mom, dad, and little sister, Eliana.
V.T. Bidania is the author of ASTRID AND APOLLO (Capstone), a chapter book series starring Hmong American twins Astrid and Apollo Lee. She was born in Laos and grew up in St. Paul, Minnesota. She has an MFA in creative writing from The New School, won a Loft Mirrors & Windows Fellowship, and is a McKnight Writing Fellow. ASTRID AND APOLLO is on the Chicago Public Library's List of Best Fiction for Younger Readers of 2020 and The Starry Campout, the first book in the Astrid and Apollo series, is an Amazon Editors Pick (Best Books for Ages 6-8) and was selected as the chapter book title for St. Paul Public Library's 2021 Read Brave Program.