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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40 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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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
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This Book of Mine written by Sarah Stewart with pictures by David Small is a gentle book that puts forth the truths about owning and loving books. ...

  • Added: Sep 09, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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The Truth About Grandparents written and illustrated by Elina Ellis is a delightful book about how a grandmother and grandfather love life, love ea...

  • Added: Sep 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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BECAUSE written by Mo Willems and illustrated by Amber Ren is a beautiful picture book about how one thing can lead to another thing. It is also a ...

  • Added: Aug 26, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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LOOK AGAIN: Secrets of Animal Camouflage written and illustrated by Steve Jenkins and Robin Page reveals the disguises worn by 36 creatures such as...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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How to Read a Book written by poet and Newbery Medalist Kwamie Alexander and illustrated by artist and Caldecott Honoree Melissa Sweet is all about...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson is an interesting look at the childhood and the outstanding 35-yea...

  • Added: Aug 05, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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Blooming Beneath the Sun is a lively pairing of nursery rhymes by 19th Century poet Christina Rossetti and delightful art by the highly- praised Ne...

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  • Added: Jul 29, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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STRUTTIN’ WITH SOME BARBEQUE: Lil Hardin Armstrong Becomes the First Lady of Jazz written by Patricia Hruby Powell and illustrated by Rachel Himes ...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2019
  • Length: 02:02
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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