Published by Cumberland House
While the Dinsmores, Travillas, and Raymonds spend the
summer in Nantucket, Lester and Elsie Leland are called to the
bedside of Lester's dying brother. His only child, Evelyn, is left
in their care. Upon the Leland's return to Ion from Nantucket,
Elsie's dear nanny, Aunt Chloe, passes away.
Lulu and Evelyn become close friends, and the four families
decide to spend the Christmas holidays and winter at Viamede.
All the children are enrolled in Oakdale Academy as day students.
Lulu, however, gets into trouble when she strikes her teacher
with a book, and her stubborn refusal to submit to Mr. Dinsmore's
authority is only eclipsed by the news that her father is lost
at sea. 256 pages.