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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128 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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Baloney and Friends: Going Up! written and illustrated by Greg Pizzoli is the second graphic novel in this charming series about how Baloney the P...

  • Added: May 11, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
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The Crow and the Peacock written and illustrated by Jo Fernihough is a reworking of a fable about self-esteem and happiness. Crow has always felt g...

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  • Added: May 05, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Sharing A Smile written by Nicki Kramar and illustrated by Ashley Evans is about how little Sophie solves her hesitancy about wearing a mask when g...

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  • Added: Apr 27, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Keeping the City Going written and illustrated by Caldecott Medal winner Brian Floca is a beautiful picture book about how first responders kept Ne...

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  • Added: Apr 21, 2021
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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June Almeida Virus Detective! The Woman Who Discovered the First Human Coronavirus written by Suzanne Slade and illustrated by Elisa Paganelli is a...

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  • Added: Apr 14, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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The Wisdom of Trees: How Trees Work Together to Form a Natural Kingdom written and illustrated by Lita Judge is a beautiful non-fiction picture boo...

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  • Added: Apr 07, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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I’ll Meet You in Your Dreams written by Jessica Young and illustrated by Rafael López is a beautiful book about the love that exists between child...

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  • Added: Mar 30, 2021
  • Length: 02:01
  • Purchases: 1
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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