Benjamin Thorp

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  • Username: thorpben
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  • Role: Producer/Reporter: Station-Based

Recent Pieces from Benjamin Thorp

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Pacho Nacho (02:08)
From: WCMU

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 in Mexico. When a baby boy ...
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Hurry Up! A Book About SLowing Down (02:01)
From: WCMU

HURRY UP! A Book About Slowing Down written by Kate Dopirak and illustrated by Christopher Silas Neal is a fascinating picture book about making time to see, hear and touch ...
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The Perfect Birthday Recipe (02:00)
From: WCMU

The Perfect Birthday Recipe written and illustrated delightfully by Katy Hudson celebrates Beaver’s birthday but most of all celebrates how much friendships count. Beaver ...
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Black Brother, Black Brother (02:01)
From: WCMU

BLACK BROTHER, BLACK BROTHER written by Jewel Parker Rhodes is a powerful middle-grade novel about two brothers who have biracial parents and how one of them triumphs over ...
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Help Wanted: Must Love Books (02:00)
From: WCMU

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 girl goes about finding a ...
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Stretch to the Sun (02:00)
From: WCMU

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, informative and well-designed ...
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New Kid (02:02)
From: WCMU

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 to win the distinctive ...
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Bear Came Along (02:02)
From: WCMU

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 makes when he accidentally ...
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The Voice that Won the Vote (02:02)
From: WCMU

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 story that took place in the ...
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The Only Woman in the Photo (02:00)
From: WCMU

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 fascinating story about the first ...