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Lena's Shoes Are Nervous: A First-Day-of-School Dilemma

By Calabrese, Keith


In the tradition of School’s First Day of School, debut author Keith Calabrese and Pura Belpré Award winner Juana Medina share a sweet, universal story about a clever little girl whose shoes are nervous about the first day of school.

Today is a big day! Today, Lena starts kindergarten. She is very excited. But there’s just one problem…

Lena’s shoes are nervous.

Lena doesn’t want to miss out on her first day of school, but she can’t go without her favorite shoes! How can she convince them to be brave?

PublishedJuly 3, 2018
PublisherSimon & Schuster
GenresHumorous Fiction