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Mrs. Schultz[]

The woman in charge of the soup kitchen. She greets the protagonist and Kit in Full Speed Ahead: My Journey with Kit, thanking them for the donation of old clothes and instructs them to distribute them between four girls.

Mr. Scott[]

Kit and Stirling's seventh grade teacher. He's very strict and doesn't like note passing, talking during class, or students who aren't prepared to answer his questions.

He's only seen in The Jazzman's Trumpet.


Myrtle Peabody's mule.

Hootie Shay[]

A baritone saxophone player seen performing at the Burns' Theater in The Jazzman's Trumpet.

Stewart Simpson[]

A trumpet player seen hosting a jazz concert with his band at the Burns' Theater in The Jazzman's Trumpet. He is know as "Swingin' Slim Simpson", and is mainly addressed as "Slim Simpson".

Roy Skidmore[]

The son of Vesta Skidmore.

Vesta Skidmore[]

A widowed woman with dark hair who lives in Mountain Hollow, Kentucky.

Cecilia Smith[]

A Canadian actress hired by the Burns' Theater in A Thief in the Theater.

Lily Smithens[]

Ruthie Smithens' mother. She is close friends with Margaret Kittredge.

Nancy Smithens[]

Lily Smithens' younger sister and Ruthie Smithens' maternal aunt. Shes is engaged to a police officer named Paul.

Stan Smithens[]

Ruthie Smithens' father. Stan works at a bank in Cincinnati and is close friends with the Kittredges. In Kit's Surprise he comes to the Kittridges as a friend informing them that their name is on a list of people behind on their mortgages and that if they can't catch up, they'll be evicted. He suggests they ask for help from Millie Morrison or Hendrick Frosbythe, but Jack Kittredge cuts him off by saying they'll figure something out.

Julian Steele[]

An actor who had attempted to book a one-man show for an entire weekend prior to the events of The Jazzman's Trumpet. After signing his contract and failing to pay the deposit for his show, Mr. Steele attempted to sabotage the Burns' Theater's reputation after Stewart Simpson's band booked the theater for the 14th of September.

Sol Steven[]

The superintendent at the Cincinnati Zoo.


A Swedish actor hired by the Burns' Theater in A Thief in the Theater. He and Gunner used to be strongmen.

Dorothy Ann Thatcher[]

The daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher. She's sixteen and has a close relationship with her paternal grandmother.

Gran-mammy Thatcher[]

The mother of Mr. Thatcher. Kit meets her and is by her side when she passes away near the end of Menace at Mammoth Cave.

JJ Thatcher[]

The son of Mr. and Mrs. Thatcher. He's seventeen and is talented with the fiddle.

Pearl Thatcher[]

A friend of Mildred Morrison's. She has seven children, two of them still living at home. In Menace at Mammoth Cave she invites Mildred and Kit over to visit.

Mr. Thatcher[]

The husband of Pearl Thatcher, and the father of JJ and Dorothy Ann.


A banker in Mountain Hollow. He has previously been a student of Mildred Morrison and had struggled with fractions.

Mr. Tibbets[]

The local postman in Mountain Hollow. He has an interest in detective novels.


A boy in Kit's fourth grade class.


The daughter of Stewart Simpson, and a jazz enthusiast Kit Kittredge meets in The Jazzman's Trumpet.

Christina Tucker[]

A child actress seen acting as McDuff's son in A Thief in the Theater. She has brown hair and wears her hair short so she can play male roles, though she prefers to play female roles as she gets to wear beautiful wigs.

Mrs. Tucker[]

The mother of Christina Tucker, who presumably manages her daughter's acting career.

Lucy Vanderpool[]

A folklorist from Chicago, Illinois seen researching the traditions and knowledge of the residents of Mountain Hollow in Midnight in Lonesome Hollow.

Peter Vanderpool[]

Lucy Vanderpool's younger brother, who works for a radio station in Chicago.


A paperboy in Kit's neighborhood. He sells copies of the Cincinnati Register and is seen by Stirling Howard as a good paperboy, despite being a little kid.

Graham Walker[]

The assistant manager of Burn's Theater.

Mr. Walkins[]

The owner of Shy-Anne Kennel.

Reginald West[]

A man who moved into the Kittredge's home in Intruders at Rivermead Manor. Mr. West firmly believes that the rich should open up their homes to those who are in need, and had suggested to Miss Mundis that she should convert Rivermead Manor into a boarding house.

Mrs. Willmore[]

A member of Margaret Kittredge's garden club. Kit and Ruthie giggle when she says she is besides herself due to spots on her phlox.

Mrs. Wolf[]

A member of Margaret Kittredge's garden club. She is heard complimenting Margaret on her sponge cake, saying hers is like a sponge, and asks for the recipe.