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?