Janice Avery, the bully of the school was crying in the bathroom. So Leslie went inside. There she came to know that Janice's dad is abusive and the whole school knows.
At night, May Belle told him that she knows where he and Leslie hangout.
Mrs. Edmunds wanted Jessie to go to Washington with her. On the way, Jesse realized he should have asked Leslie to accompany them, but it was too late. When they came back Jesses' whole family was quiet; until he figured out something happened to Leslie.