Lena's Shoes Are Nervous

Lena's Shoes Are Nervous

A First-day-of-school Dilemma

Book - 2018 | First edition
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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
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781534408944 (hardback)
1534408940 (hardback)
Branch Call Number: E CALABRESE LIFE ISSUES
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Medina, Juana 1980-- Illustrator

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A funny twist on the typical story about the first day on kindergarten. It's not that Lena is nervous, no! It's just that her shoes aren't sure they're ready to go to school. Lena's dad helps her through her dilemma in a charming way. Ages 4-6.

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.


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abcDena
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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