The Halloween Tree
The Halloween Tree is a science fiction story by Ray Bradbury. The story is about eight boys who are all dressed up and ready to go trick or treating on Halloween. They go to their friend, Pipkin's house, and find out he's sick and has gone to the hospital. They go to a strange house and meet a man named Mr. Moundshroud. He takes them on an adventure to find the true meaning of Halloween. Each place they go, it represents one boy's Halloween costume. When they get back, Pipkin is all better and Mr. Moundshroud has a giant halloween tree full of pumpkins in the front of his house. He then disappears and becomes a pumpkin on the tree.