Congratulations to our 2019 Writers Contest finalists!

To explore a story, click on an illustration below to watch the video.

Kindergarten Winners

Inside My Mommy's Body
by David Gomez

The Firefighter and the Doctor
by Damia Williams

When the Crocodile Got Eaten
by Emily Anand

My Snow Day
by Varsha Nataraj


First Grade Winners

The Mystery of the Missing High Heels
by Ella Graddy

The Confused One
by Orrin Maggiano

Casey's Mission
by Mina Bella Scruggs

The Tarantula and Leaf-Cutter Ants
by Vikhyat Konchada


Second Grade Winners

Amber and the Cherry Disaster
by Maanya Agarwal

Adventures of Squirrel Lady and Nut Boy: Pumpkin's Revenge
by Matthew JuBeark

The Girl, a Witch and a Unicorn
by Summer Sapp

Kit's Discovery
by Riya Nambiar


Third Grade Winners

The Space Adventure
by Timothy Makaroff

The Number Zero
by Randson Thompson

Where Did the Palm Trees Go?
by Craig Collier

Ferrous' Big Adventure
by Elijah Paulus

Meet the Winners!

Kindergarten Awards: (L to R) Damia Williams (Stone Mountain), David Gomez (Fayetteville), Emily Anand (Decatur)

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First Grade Awards: (L to R) Ella Graddy (Atlanta), Mina Bella Scruggs (Harlem), Orrin Maggiano (Carrollton)

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Second Grade Awards: (L to R) Summer Sapp (Mableton), Maanya Agarwal (Cumming), Matthew JuBeark (Macon)

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Third Grade Awards: (L to R) Craig Collier (Atlanta), Timothy Makaroff (Fayetteville), Randson Thompson (Lincolnton)

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STEAM Awards: (L to R) Vikhyat Konchada (Suwanee), Varsha Nataraj (Dunwoody), Riya Nambiar (Cumming), Elijah Paulus (Braselton)

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Watch the 2019 Awards Ceremony


Young writers are celebrated at the 2019 GPB PBS KIDS Writers Contest awards ceremony.


Congratulations to our 2018 Writers Contest Finalists!

To explore a story, click on the illustrations below to watch the videos.

Kindergarten Winners

The Mystery of the Missing Colors
by Ella Grady

The Sad, Sad Bird
by Stella Barouch

The Cavemen and the Dinosaur
by Drew DeMersseman

Bella On the Moon
by Anoushka Nair


First Grade Winners

Violet's Hoola Hoop
by Maanya Agarwal

The Panda's Way Home
by Trisha Manoj

The Missing Dog on Christmas Day
by Cole Hughes

Ken the Robotic Fish
by Arianna Sweet


Second Grade Winners

The Magical Castle
by Stanley Wu

The Tree and the Bench
by Zara Razvi

The Chameleon with No Color
by Sophia Sevilla-Cintrón

Rose's Cow-tastic Moo Plastic Project
by Annabelle Mbigi


Third Grade Winners

by Ian Driscoll

by Julia Soshnik

Emmaline's Quest
by Ragan Burchfield

The Scientist's Realm
by Ritvik Shah


Meet the Winners!

Kindergarten Awards: (L to R) Drew DeMersseman (Valdosta), Stella Barouch (Woodstock), Ella Graddy (Atlanta)

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First Grade Awards: (L to R) Maanya Agarwal (Cumming), Trisha Manoj (Roswell), Cole Hughes (Canton)

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Second Grade Awards: (L to R) Stanley Wu (Duluth), Zara Razvi (Alpharetta), Sofia Sevilla-Cintrón (Grayson)

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Third Grade Awards: (L to R) Ragan Burchfield (Carrollton), Julia Soshnik (Valdosta), Ian Driscoll (Sharpsburg)

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STEAM Awards: (L to R) Ritvik Shah (Alpharetta), Annabelle Mbigi (Buford), Arianna Sweet (Roswell), Anoushka Nair (Cumming)

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Watch the 2018 Awards Ceremony


The winners of GPB’s 2018 PBS KIDS Writers Contest were announced at the awards ceremony.