Dr. Connie Hebert helps kids, parents, and teachers by helping them become experts at catching "the teachable minute" anytime, anywhere! My Teachable Minute Blog offers quick tips on how to engage with younger and older kids. Comments, questions, and reflections are always welcome . . . let's catch a million teachable minutes together!

Books for Reading Aloud to ALL Kids

Problem Solving & Critical Thinking:
• Fantastic Mr. Fox by Roald Dahl. (1998). NY: Puffin Books.
• Sylvester & the Magic Pebble by William Steig. (1969). NY: Simon & Schuster.
• Caps for Sale by Esphyr Slobodkina. (1987). William R. Scott, Inc.
• Go Dog Go by P. D. Eastman. (1989). NY: Random House.
• The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. (1964). NY: Harper Collins.
• The Mitten by Jan Brett. (1989). NY: Penguin Putnam Books.
• Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg. (1988). NY: Houghton Mifflin.
Pure Enjoyment:
• Blueberries for Sal by Robert McCloskey. (1948). NY: Viking.
• Mouse Tales by Arnold Lobel. (1978). NY: HarperCollins Publishers.
• The Remarkable Farkle McBride by John Lithgow. (2003). NY: Simon & Schuster.
• Fly By Night by June Crebbin. (1995). Walker Books.
• Owl Moon by Jane Yolen. (1987). NY: Penguin Putnam Books.
• Mouse Tales by Arnold Lobel. (1978). NY: HarperCollins Publishers.
• The Very Quiet Cricket by Eric Carle. (1990). Philomel.
Bibliotherapy (life issues):
• Babushka’s Doll by Patricia Polacco. (1999). NY: Simon & Schuster.
• Thank You, Mr. Falker by Patricia Polacco. (2001). NY: Penguin Putnam Books.
• Sophie’s Masterpiece by Eileen Spinelli. (2004). NY: Simon & Schuster.
• Stellaluna by Janel Cannon. (1999). FL: Harcourt.
• The Man Who Walked Between the Towers by Mordicai Gerstein. (2007). Square Fish.
• The Heart of the Wood by Marguerite W. Davol. (1992). NY: Simon & Schuster.
• The Children’s Book of Heroes Edited by William J. Bennett. (1997). NY: Simon & Schuster.
Model Fluent Reading:
• The Little Yellow Chicken by Joy Cowley. (1996). Wright Group.
• Go Dog Go by P. D. Eastman. (1989). NY: Random House.
• The Napping House by Audrey & Don Wood. (2004). FL: Harcourt.
• A House is a House for Me by Mary Ann Hoberman. (1982). NY: Puffin Books.
• Wolf by Becky Bloom. (1999). NY: Orchard Books/Grolier.
• The Day of Ahmed’s Secret by Florence Parry Heide & Judith Heide Gilliland. (1997). NY: Puffin Books.
• Legend of the Indian Paintbrush by Tomie dePaolo. (1996). NY: The Putnam & Grosset Group.
• Brother Eagle, Sister Sky . . . A Message from Chief Seattle. (1993). NY: Puffin Books.
Poetry Collections:
• Talking Like the Rain: A Read-to-me Book of Poems. Selected by X.J. Kennedy & Dorothy M. Kennedy. (1992): Boston: Little, Brown, & Co.
• Falling Up by Shel Silverstein. (1996). Harper Collins.


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