Grannie Annie, Vol. 13, cover: Marigold background with Grannie quilt borders, featuring student drawing of children playing on a sand dune
Grannie Annie, Vol. 13, released
in May 2018, includes thirty-
five historical family stories
and twelve story illustrations.


Grannie Annie published student 2018, holding a copy of "Grannie Annie, Vol. 13"

Grannie Annie published student 2018, holding a copy of "Grannie Annie, Vol. 13"
Grannie Annie participants are
invited to take part in an
annual Family Stories
Celebration. Photos of
the 2018 event are on The
Grannie Annie's Facebook


Illustration for "Hard WorkDown the DRain (Almost)" - A proud boy stands next to a bicycle, with a school in the background
Read the stories and view the
illustrations published in May
2018, in Grannie Annie, Vol. 13


(Links will be added below as
the program year progresses)

Titles of stories submitted this
year, and the authors' names

Vol. 14 Story titles, author
names, and illustrator names

Order information for Vol. 14

Read the Vol. 14 stories and
view the illustrations

2019 Family Stories Festival
photos on Facebook

2019 Family Stories Festival
recording on YouTube


News Archives

Click here to read news from
last year's celebration.

Click here to read news from
previous years.

Click here to read news about The Grannie Annie's 10th
Anniversary edition: Echoes
from World War II


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Grannie Annie News — 2018/2019, Vol. 14

Family Stories Festival, 2018/2019, Vol. 14 [See Vol. 13 Festival photos on Facebook]
Missouri History Museum, Lindell and DeBaliviere in Forest Park, St. Louis, Missouri 63112
Sunday, June 2, 2019; 2:00 – 4:00


Grannie Annie Exhibit of Story Illustrations

St. Paul Library, 1301 Howard Ave., St. Paul, Nebraska 68873
July 3, 2018 – August 28, 2018

Blue Mountain Elementary, Longmont, Colorado
September 2018 [Dates TBD]

St. Louis Public Library, Buder Branch; 4401 Hampton Ave, St. Louis, MO 63109
Fall 2018

Art Unleashed, Inc., 13379 Olive Boulevard, Chesterfield, Missouri 63017. 314-628-1024
Fall/Winter 2018/2019


Welcome to the 14th Year of The Grannie Annie Family Story Celebration!

The family stories discovered and shared this year are sure to be remarkable! We hope you will join in the adventure. Here are some links to help you get started:

  • Allow yourself to be inspired by reading some previously published Grannie Annie stories.
  • Find answers to your questions about submitting stories to The Grannie Annie for possible publication.
  • Read over the Guidelines and required Submission Forms.
  • Begin to plan your Grannie Annie interview.
  • Explore the Resources page for help with interviewing, writing, revising, and being published. There are resources to help teachers and parents, too.
  • Make a tax-deductible donation so that more students can participate in The Grannie Annie!









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