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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49 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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Parker Looks Up: An Extraordinary Moment written by Parker Curry and Jessica Curry and illustrated by Brittany Jackson is a beautiful picture book ...

  • Added: Nov 18, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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MARIO and the Hole in the Sky written by Elizabeth Rusch and illustrated by Teresa Martinez is a lively picture book biography for children 6-9 yea...

  • Added: Nov 11, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Vole and Troll written and illustrated by Iza Trapani is a fun-filled book, based casually on The Three Billy Goats Gruff, that tells the story of ...

  • Added: Nov 04, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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To Dance written by Siena Siegel with artwork by Mark Siegel is a beautiful telling of a young girl’s story as she realizes her dream of becoming a...

  • Added: Oct 28, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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The updated edition of MOONSHOT is a beautiful telling of Apollo 11’s historic voyage to the moon and back. The graphics of the rocket, the spacesh...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Love and the Rocking Chair is a beautiful picture book for children 3-5 years of age written and illustrated by Leo and Diane Dillon, winners of mu...

  • Added: Oct 14, 2019
  • Length: 02:01
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I Am Marie Curie written by Brad Meltzer and illustrated by cartoonist Christopher Eliopoulos is the newest addition to the popular picture book bi...

  • Added: Oct 07, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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The Restless Girls: A tale of daring, a quest for freedom written by Jesse Burton and illustrated by Angela Barrett is an enriched version of the p...

  • Added: Sep 30, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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The Brain is Kind of a Big Deal written and illustrated by Nick Seluk is a fun-filled and engaging introduction to the brain and all of its incredi...

  • Added: Sep 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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The Light in the Lake written by Sarah Baughman is a well-told story about loss and grief, family and friends and the merging of the scientific met...

  • Added: Sep 16, 2019
  • Length: 02:00