WCMU Michigan

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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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151 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.


Latest Pieces

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Jump At The Sun: The True Life Tale of Unstoppable Storycatcher Zora Neale Hurston written by Alicia Williams and illustrated by Jacqueline Alcán...

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  • Added: Mar 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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LET LIBERTY RISE! How America’s Schoolchildren Helped Save the Statue of Liberty written by Chana Stiefel and illustrated by Chuck Groenink is a we...

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  • Added: Mar 16, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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GOOD NIGHT STORIES FOR REBEL GIRLS: 100 Immigrant Women Who Changed the World written by Elena Favilli and illustrated by 70 terrific artists celeb...

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  • Added: Mar 09, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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SUMMER OF THE TREE ARMY: A Civilian Conservation Corps Story written by National Book Award winner Gloria Whelan and illustrated by Kirby Fagan is ...

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  • Added: Mar 02, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
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ALLERGIC written by Megan Wagner Lloyd and illustrated by Michelle Mee Nutter is an energetic graphic novel for middle grade readers about pets, a...

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  • Added: Feb 22, 2021
  • Length: 02:00
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Hello Earth! Poems to Our Planet written by Joyce Sidman and illustrated by Miren Asiain Lora is full of gorgeous poetry and stunning illustration...

  • Added: Feb 16, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
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I Am the Longest Dog written and illustrated by Avery Monsen is a fun-filled tale about Lucy, a very long dog, indeed. She proclaims she is longer...

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  • Added: Feb 09, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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If You Come to Earth written and illustrated by Caldecott Award winner Sophie Blackall is a beautiful picture book that speaks to the dazzling dive...

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  • Added: Feb 02, 2021
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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My Very Favorite Book in the Whole Wide World written with insight by Malcolm Mitchell and illustrated with charm by Michael Robertson is a story a...

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  • Added: Jan 25, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Ambitious Girl written by Meena Harris and illustrated by Marissa Valdez is a powerful story about never allowing others to define you and never a...

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  • Added: Jan 19, 2021
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1