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NIGHT AND DAY • These images show a daytime scene and a nighttime scene of the same forest. At night, the sky is dark and the Moon is out, of course. But can you find at least 15 other differences between the two scenes?
Do You Love Bugs?
I ASKED… • What special things do you like to pack?
Gourd Times! • It’s pumpkin season. Here are a few events that showcase our favorite fall fruit.
ALMANAC of FUN OCTOBER
Happy Halloween! • Can’t get enough spooky festivities? Celebrate these other October holidays leading up to Halloween!
ABOUT YOU • Stuff you love, things you tried, and what you wish other kids knew about you.
Getting in the Spirit!
Monster Bites • These mini treats are perfect for a Halloween bash!
Bug Talk • Bugs like spiders and beetles don’t seem very chatty. But they sometimes have a lot to say! These critters communicate in different ways. For example, ants lay down a chemical trail to lead nestmates to food. Many other bugs use light, sound, or movement to interact. Discover cool ways these creatures “talk” to one another.
GOOFUS & GALLANT • There’s a little bit of G & G in us all. Let your Gallant shine!
YOUR Goofus and Gallant Moments
Shooting Hoops to Help
All-Star Fun Facts
Itty-Bitty Bot • Cockroaches can be inspiring.
NASA Flight Director • Diana Trujillo talks about her path from Colombia to Mars.
Field Trip! • Check out these live webcams and go on a field trip without leaving home. Ask a chaperone (er, parent) to join you on a virtual adventure!
Lulu’s Insect Club
Bugfield High • Check out this honor roll of amazing insects.
Highlights for Children • OCTOBER 2023 • VOLUME 78 • NUMBER 10 • ISSUE NO. 864
Share Your Work • You might see it in a future issue! If sending your work by postal mail, please include your name, age, and address.
Jokes and Riddles
Funny But True
ADVICE FROM YOU
EDITORS’ PICKS • Here are some cool things we love this month.