Charlotte Campbell is Molly McIntire's third grade teacher.
Personality and Facts
Charlotte Campbell is a third grade teacher at at Willow Street School; Molly, Linda Rinaldi, and Susan Shapiro are in her class along with several others. She has long curly brown hair to her shoulders and brown eyes, and Molly thinks she is beautiful and her hair reminds her of dark polished wood. She often wears her hair pinned up in a roll, but sometimes, as in Molly Learns a Lesson, wears it down in a pageboy style. She expects her students to pay attention, something Molly often struggles with. Molly likes that she is fair and square with each of her students when it comes to tasks.
She had a fiancé who was a soldier; he is killed fighting in the war, which is stated in Changes for Molly.
In the Books
Molly Learns a Lesson: A School Story
Ms. Campbell leads the class in singing "America the Beautiful." She is wearing a red sweater that Molly compares to the six geraniums on the nearby windowsill.
teaches the class, Molly thinks about how pretty she is, and she dreams that Ms. Campbell will have Molly be the flower girl for her wedding. Ms. Campbell interrupts Molly's dream as she continues her lesson on why England and America are working together during the war. She starts off the multiplication bee and asks Molly what eight times seven is. When Molly gets it wrong, Ms. Campbell tells her she needs to work harder on her multiplication. Allison wins the bee and Ms. Campbell tells her she's proud of her, leaving Molly upset. She announces the 'Lend-a-Hand' contest and Molly strives to think of an idea that will impress her teacher. In the end when the girl's projects are handed in, she tells the newspaper she was surprised and very proud of them all.
Changes for Molly: A Winter Story
Ms. Campbell chooses Molly to present the class's war bond money to Melody Moore at the rally as she gave the best explanation of war bonds out of everyone in the class. The Friday before the rally, she turns all the loose change into dollars and puts it in an envelope. She hands the money envelope to Molly, telling her she and the class were trusting her to take care of the money and they were all proud that she would represent them at the war bond rally.
In "Molly's Teammates"
Miss Campbell is mentioned as moving to teach the fourth grade. Alison, Linda, and Susan have her as a teacher again, but Molly has a new teacher, Mrs. Crabbe.
In the Film
Miss Campbell is played by Sarah Manninen.