Two men show up from New York to shoot a film and while they are there they notice Lori's art. They tell her she needs to pursue art. Lori's and Jeannette start to collect money to go to New York. They realize that their money was stolen and they know that Rex took it. Jeannette's teacher Mrs. Sanders asks her if she wants to come live with them in Iowa for the summer to make money babysitting. Jeannette asks if Lori could take her spot and the she gets a bus ticket to New York City. Mrs. Sanders come and picks up Lori and she leaves.
Two men show up from New York shooting a film but they notice Lori's art and they tell her that she needs to pursue art.
Lori and Jeannette start raising money so that Lori can afford to go to New York.
Jeannette realizes that their piggy bank was broke and all the money they have earned was gone.
Jeannette and Lori are furious and they know that Rex was the one who took their money.
Mrs. Sander asks Jeannette if she wanted to come to Iowa and spend the summer with her babysitting. Jeannette asked if Lori could take her place.
Lori leaves for Iowa with Mrs. Sanders to babysit and then get a bus ticket to New York City when the summer is over.