This cover includes a box advertising the Josie backup story inside, making it the only Josie story from "Pep" to get a mention on the cover.
List of 44 persons (ages 8 to 17) desiring pen pals. In addition to the United States, countries include Canada, Scotland, Australia, England, Jordan, Turkey, Libya, and India.
First prize of $5.00 to Karen Temple (Monroe, La.) for article on stars. Second prize of $3.00 to Ellen M. Urey (Grove City, Pa.) for article on her visit to Washington, D.C. Third prize of $2.00 to Jimmy Kline (Lakewood, Calif.) for five jokes. Fourth prize of $1.00 to David Hart (Lamarque, Texas) for three jokes.