The Grannie Annie's 16th
collection includes seven
historical family stories. Click
the image above to download a
free story PDF.


Grannie Annie published author 2020/2021
Students from across the
country (and sometimes from
around the world) participate in
The Grannie Annie each year.


The Grannie Annie's 16th
Family Stories Collection

[Links to be added as the school
year progresses]

See the story titles and author

Read the stories on this website

Download the free PDF of stories


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 themed: collection: Echoes from World
War II


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Grannie Annie News — 2021/2022, Collection 17



This website is gradually being updated to reflect The Grannie Annie's revised annual plan; this page has been updated.


The Grannie Annie Storykeeper Map

The map below will be updated as family stories arrive from this year's Grannie Annie storykeepers. Stories can be submitted at any time throughout the year.





Welcome to the 17th 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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