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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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 Friendship Book written by Mary Lyn Ray and illustrated by Stephanie Graegin is a celebration of looking for a friend, finding a friend and bei...

  • Added: Jan 27, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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A NEW HOME written and illustrated by Tania de Regil is a story told by two young narrators about their pending move to a new home in a new country...

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  • Added: Jan 20, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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The Crossover: The Graphic Novel written by Kwame Alexander and illustrated by Dawud Anyabwile is a visually exciting retelling of this 2015 Newber...

  • Added: Jan 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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WILMA’S WAY HOME: The Life of Wilma Mankiller written by Doreen Rappaport and illustrated by Linda Kukuk is a picture book biography of the first f...

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  • Added: Jan 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 1
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Dr. Seuss’s Horse Museum by Dr. Seuss with illustrations by Andrew Joyner is a nonfiction book about various ways of seeing art. Ted Geisel, Dr. Se...

Bought by KRPS


  • Added: Dec 27, 2019
  • Length: 01:59
  • Purchases: 1
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A Brief History of Unicorns compiled by Selwyn Phipps and illustrated by Aitch, Oana Befort and Rae Ritchie is a lovely book of unicorn lore. The e...

  • Added: Dec 23, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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THE SUPERLATIVE A. LINCOLN: Poems About Our 16th President cleverly written by Eileen Meyer and engagingly illustrated by Dave Szalay is a delightf...

  • Added: Dec 16, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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UNDER THREAT: An Album of Endangered Animals written by Martin Jenkins and illustrated by Tom Frost contains well-researched information and engagi...

  • Added: Dec 09, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
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You Are My Friend: The Story of Mister Rogers and His Neighborhood written by Aimee Reid with touching illustrations by Matt Phelan is a simple and...

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  • Added: Dec 02, 2019
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Lulu and Rocky in Detroit written by Barbara Joosse and illustrated by Renee Graef is a fun-filled visit to fourteen great sites in the city of Det...

  • Added: Nov 25, 2019
  • Length: 02:00