Billie Bradley at Twin Lakes Author:Janet D. Wheeler Billie and her friends convince their old grammar school teacher, Miss Martha Beggs, to spend her summer vacation with them in a cabin at Twin Lakes as their chaperone. The boys also plan to spend their summer at Twin Lakes in a second cabin. — Shortly before the young people leave for Twin Lakes, they meet an eccentric artist, Myra Bossenet, wh... more »o is missing some of her work. The boys find Myra Bossenet's pictures and receive a reward of two hundred dollars. Billie feels that Myra Bossenet has some hidden sorrow and wishes she could help her.
At Twin Lakes, the young people meet a girl named Huldah who is abused by her guardian, a man named Jerry. Huldah is terrified of Jerry. She likes to draw, but she is forced to hide her drawings from Jerry.
One day, Jerry discovers Huldah's drawings and destroys them! Jerry's behavior worsens, and Huldah runs away. Billie and her friends give Huldah a place to stay, and Billie has a hunch that she knows the truth about Huldah's past and sets a plan in motion that might make Huldah's life better.« less