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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75 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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LIFT written by Minh Lé and illustrated by Dan Santat is a lively picture book about sibling rivalry, anger and imaginative solutions. Iris loves g...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: May 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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HURRY UP! A Book About Slowing Down written by Kate Dopirak and illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal is a fascinating picture book about making ti...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: May 18, 2020
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The Perfect Birthday Recipe written and illustrated delightfully by Katy Hudson celebrates Beaver’s birthday but most of all celebrates how much fr...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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BLACK BROTHER, BLACK BROTHER written by Jewel Parker Rhodes is a powerful middle-grade novel about two brothers who have biracial parents and how o...

  • Added: May 04, 2020
  • Length: 02:01
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HELP WANTED: Must Love Books written by Janice Sumner Johnson and illustrated by Courtney Dawson is a fun-packed picture book about how one little ...

  • Added: Apr 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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STRETCH TO THE SUN: From a Tiny Sprout to the Tallest Tree on Earth written by Carrie A. Pearson and illustrated by Susan Swan is a fascinating, in...

  • Added: Apr 20, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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NEW KID written and illustrated by Jerry Craft is an excellent story, brilliantly told with both humor and clarity. It is the first graphic novel t...

  • Added: Apr 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:02
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BEAR CAME ALONG written by Richard T. Morris and illustrated by LeUyen Pham is a gorgeous picture book about a curious bear and the friends he make...

  • Added: Apr 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:02
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THE VOICE THAT WON THE VOTE: How One Woman’s Words Made History written by Elisa Boxer and illustrated by Vivien Mildenberger is based on a true st...

  • Added: Mar 30, 2020
  • Length: 02:02
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THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE PHOTO: Frances Perkins and Her New Deal for America written by Kathleen Krull and illustrated by Alexandra Bye is a fascinati...

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  • Added: Mar 23, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1