Howard stops dancing because the kids at school laugh at him. He wants to fit in so desperately that he tries different things, but nothing works. Finally, his grandpa teaches him to listen to his heart and do his best at what he loves most. What a great lesson for kids! Let Max Learner Book Detective help you use the Common Core standards to guide students back through the text of this delightful read-aloud, right to the “heart” of the story! Then follow-up with our worksheet, specifically designed to scaffold young readers into close-reading on their own. We do all the work so you don’t have to! Relax and enjoy Howard B. Wigglebottom Listens to His Heart by Howard Binkow.