Astrid and Apollo and the Starry Campout
Astrid is afraid of the dark and doesn't want to go on her family camping trip. But her twin brother, Apollo, is excited. When they encounter scary things such as crawly bugs and the creepy dark, Apollo helps his twin through them. And when they encounter the scariest thing of all, Astrid might just be the one to save the starry campout.
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.