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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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82 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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LOVE, Sophia on the moon written by Anica Rissi and illustrated by Mika Song is a delightful and comforting story about temporary anger and uncondi...

  • Added: Jul 13, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
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SULWE written by actress Lupita Nyong’o and illustrated by Vashti Harrison is a wise and beautiful story within a story about a child who struggles...

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  • Added: Jul 06, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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THE GREAT CHICAGO FIRE: Rising from the Ashes written by Kate Hannigan and illustrated by Alex Graudins is an attractive graphic book about the 187...

  • Added: Jun 29, 2020
  • Length: 02:01
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TOGETHER WE GROW written by Susan Vaught and illustrated by Kelly Murphy is a story about acceptance written in couplets and luminous illustrations...

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  • Added: Jun 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:02
  • Purchases: 1
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STORY BOAT written by Kyo Maclear with pictures by Rashin Kheiriyeh is a beautifully told and illustrated story about migrating adults and children...

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  • Added: Jun 15, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1
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MAMIE ON THE MOUND: A Woman in Baseball’s Negro Leagues written by Leah Henderson and illustrated by George Doutsiopoulos is a picture book biograp...

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  • Added: Jun 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:04
  • Purchases: 1
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PACHO NACHO written by Silvia Lopez and illustrated by Pablo Pina is a variant of the old Chinese folktale Ticki-Ticki-Tembo. This version is set i...

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  • Added: Jun 01, 2020
  • Length: 02:08
  • Purchases: 1
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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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Added: May 11, 2020
  • Length: 02:00
  • Purchases: 1