Charles Kittredge is the older brother of Kit Kittredge.

Personality and Facts

When Charlie is first introduced in Meet Kit, he is sixteen years old (it wasn't uncommon to graduate at that age in prior eras). He had been preparing to go to college, but is unable to because of the financial hardships of the family due to the Depression.

Charlie is described as affectionate and supportive. He attended one of the camps designed by FDR called the CCC camp for the summer. He calls Kit "squirt" and Ruthie "Goofy Ruthie". He gave Kit the book Robin Hood.

In the Books

Meet Kit: An American Girl

Kit Learns a Lesson: A School Story

Kit's Surprise: A Christmas Story

Happy Birthday, Kit!: A Springtime Story

Kit Saves The Day: A Summer Story

Changes for Kit: A Winter Story

Kit Uses Her Head

Kit's Winning Ways

Really Truly Ruthie

Menace at Mammoth Cave

Full Speed Ahead: My Journey with Kit


  1. Really Truly Ruthie, pg. 42: "Heavenly day!" said a bustling woman Ruthie knew at once must be Aunt Millie. "Charles Jackson Kittredge, is that you?"
  2. Charlie is mentioned to be sixteen years during the events of Meet Kit.

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