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PBS Kids Writers Contest
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2019 GPB - PBS KIDS Writers Contest

The PBS KIDS Writers Contest encourages children in kindergarten through 3rd grade to submit original, illustrated stories for great prizes and a chance to be featured on the GPB website.

Your story could win the STEAM Award! If your story incorporates science, technology, engineering, arts or math, it is eligible to win.

Meet the 2019 Winners

Writer's Contest Kindergarten winners
Kindergarten Awards: (L to R) Damia Williams (Stone Mountain), David Gomez (Fayetteville), Emily Anand (Decatur)
Writer's Contest first grade winners
First Grade Awards: (L to R) Ella Graddy (Atlanta), Mina Bella Scruggs (Harlem), Orrin Maggiano (Carrollton)
Writer's Contest second grade winners
Second Grade Awards: (L to R) Summer Sapp (Mableton), Maanya Agarwal (Cumming), Matthew JuBeark (Macon)
Writer's Contest third grade winners
Third Grade Awards: (L to R) Craig Collier (Atlanta), Timothy Makaroff (Fayetteville), Randson Thompson (Lincolnton)
Writer's Contest STEAM winners
STEAM Awards: (L to R) Vikhyat Konchada (Suwanee), Varsha Nataraj (Dunwoody), Riya Nambiar (Cumming), Elijah Paulus (Braselton)

Watch the 2019 Awards Ceremony

Writers Contest Activity Packet

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This packet contains a series of resources to help your students break down the process of story writing. It includes a teacher’s guide with printable documents to help students with brainstorming, revising, illustrating and caption-writing. Let the story writing begin!