WCMU

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As one of Central Michigan University’s principal public service commitments, WCMU Public Media has provided television and radio programming and other outreach activities for over 50 years to residents of 52 counties in Michigan and portions of Ontario.  With five television and eight radio stations reaching almost 6 million people, CMU Public Broadcasting is the largest university-owned public broadcasting network in the nation and is a vital community resource.

WCMU Public Radio provides outstanding programming around the clock.  In addition to national programs such as Morning Edition, All Things Considered and A Prairie Home Companion, our radio network offers a wide range of local programs featuring classical music, jazz, and award-winning local news and information.

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32 Pieces

The Children’s Bookshelf from WCMU Public Radio showcases new children’s book titles meant to engage young readers in the joy of story found in both the written word and illustrations. The target audience includes teachers, librarians, parents and grandparents as part of their role to foster the love of reading. Each of the two minute reviews have accompanying study questions and activities and are available as podcasts. The series host and reviewer is Dr. Sue Ann Martin, Professor Emerita of Communication and Dramatic Arts in the College of Communication and Fine Arts, Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, Michigan.

  • From: WCMU
  • Updated: Jun 04, 2018

Latest Pieces

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Hello, Lighthouse written and illustrated by Sophie Blackall is a charming story about the lighthouse keeper’s duties in past times including polis...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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The Undefeated written by poet Kwame Alexander and illustrated by artist Kader Nelson is a celebration of unforgettable, undeniable and unbelievabl...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
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Dad By My Side, written and illustrated by Soosh is a captivating picture book about the love between a Dad and his little daughter. Soosh visually...

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  • Added: Jul 01, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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If I Was the Sunshine written by Julie Fogliano and illustrated by Loren Long is a gorgeous picture book that poetically suggests the many relation...

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  • Added: Jun 24, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Before They Were Authors: Famous Writers as Kids written and illustrated by Elizabeth Haidle is an interesting look at 10 famous authors and how th...

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  • Added: Jun 17, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Music for Mister Moon written by Philip C. Stead and illustrated by Erin E. Stead is a very unusual book about a child’s need for a quiet place in ...

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  • Added: Jun 10, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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THE PROPER WAY TO MEET A HEDGEHOG: and Other How-To Poems selected by Paul Janeczko and perfectly illustrated by Richard Jones features 33 poems on...

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  • Added: Jun 03, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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SMILE: How Young Charlie Chaplin Taught the World to Laugh (and Cry) written by Gary Golio and illustrated by Ed Young is a picture book biography ...

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  • Added: May 26, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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SAY SOMETHING! written and illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds is a joyful picture book that maintains every voice is important. It urges children to ...

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  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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RISING WATER: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue written by Marc Aronson is a well-researched and clearly laid out account of the miraculous rescue ...

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  • Added: May 13, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1