Lena's Shoes Are Nervous

Lena's Shoes Are Nervous

A First-day-of-school Dilemma

Book - 2018
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Lena is excited about starting kindergarten but her favorite shoes are not until, with the help of her father and a very special headband, she convinces the shoes--and herself--to be brave.
Publisher: New York :, Atheneum Books for Young Readers,, [2018]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781534408944
Branch Call Number: E Calabrese
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,28 cm
Additional Contributors: Medina, Juana 1980-


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

A universal story about a clever little girl whose shoes are nervous about the first day of school.

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Jun 17, 2019

This is such a cute book, but the story felt really unfinished.

IndyPL_KatieB Jan 15, 2019

Lena is ready for kindergarten but her shoes are nervous about the first day. Can she convince them to walk across the playground? This sweet book is a great read for kids who are just starting school but might have a few jitters.


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