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These are minor characters in the Rebecca stories.
A young woman who organized a worker's strike in Changes for Rebecca.
A pesky classmate of Rebecca's. His full name is Leopold. He is nasty and mean, and very demanding.
Leo's mother. She wants the best out of life and appears to be very well off. She admires Rebecca's crochet work and pays her a quarter for the doily she is given.
Morris and Naomi Brodsky
A married couple who move into the Rubins' apartment building in A Bundle of Trouble. Mr. Brodky works two jobs, one at a factory and another as an English tutor at the settlement house, to afford their new apartment and to pay for his wife's treatments as she was suffering from an eye infection.
The four month old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brodsky. She's only seen in A Bundle of Trouble.
Rebecca's maternal grandmother.
The director of the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
A vaudeville performer who is acquainted with Max Shepherd. She stays with the Rubins for a few days in October 1914.
Daisy is only mentioned in The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca, and it is possible for the unnamed protagonist to take on Daisy's identity if the reader chooses so.
Lawrence B. Diamond
The director that Max and Lily work for at Banbury Cross Studios. He is addressed as both "L.B. Diamond" and "The Grand Pooh-Bah".
An Irish carpenter that works at the studio where Max works.
A boy that goes to Rebecca's school.
A boy seen taking classes and volunteering at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.
A classmate of Rebecca's. Her family is Jewish.
Rebecca's maternal grandfather.
A women seen getting arrested in A Bundle of Trouble for abducting young children alongside a male accomplice.
An actor that Rebecca meets in Rebecca and the Movies.
A boy in Rebecca's class. He's only seen in The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca, answering a multiplication question for another student.
A New York City policeman seen arresting Mrs. Henks and her accomplice for kidnapping in A Bundle of Trouble.
A member of the garment workers' union. He is seen giving a speech at the Labor Day picnic in Changes for Rebecca.
A friend of Rebecca's that goes to her school.
The dressmaker at Banbury Cross Studios.
Rebecca's fourth grade teacher.
An Italian girl Rebecca meets and befriends in A Bundle of Trouble.
The owner of Martuscelli's Homemade Ices and Gelato and the father of Luigi, Francesca and Vincenza Martuscelli.
The infant daughter of Mr. Martuscelli. She's usually taken of by her older sister, Francesca.
Morris Brodsky's cousin. In A Bundle of Trouble, she's seen assisting her cousin move into his family's new apartment and looking after his wife.
Mr. and Mrs. Pomerantz
The Rubins' neighbors. They're only seen in The Crystal Ball.
Sergei Rogenetsky's older sister. She's the only person in her family with a job, working at a factory. Rebecca and the protagonist visit her workplace in The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca to gives her a message regarding her baby bother's illness.
Mr and Mrs. Rogenetsky
The parents of Sergei and Edna Rogenetsky. Mr. Rogenetsky hasn't found a job ad his wife is acquainted Mama Rubin, whom she met at the synagogue.
A boy in Rebecca's school, addressed as "Sam Rogen" by Miss Maloney. His father is unemployed and his baby brother is suffering from whooping cough, causing his apartment building to get quarantined. He's only seen in The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca.
A janitor who lives in the same building as Rebecca.
The daughter of one of Mr. Rossi's friends's neighbors. From New Jersey, Millie was sent to New York in October 1914 because of a whooping cough outbreak, and Mr. Rossi was asked to take her in, though he doesn't have the space.
Millie Santini is only mentioned in The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca, and it is possible for the unnamed protagonist to take on Millie's identity if the reader chooses so.
A peddler on Orchard Street. Rebecca purchases six potatoes from him in The Glow of the Spotlight: My Journey with Rebecca and attempts to bargain the price.
A handyman who works in New York City.
The owner of the Uptown Coat Company.
Mr. and Misako Tanaka
Ana Rubin's neighbors in Brooklyn, who helped Ana's family settle in the neighborhood. The Tanakas are originally from Japan, having been brought over to the United States by Takeo Shiota. Both are employed at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Mr. Tanaka works as the gardener and Mrs. Tanaka welcomes guests at the teahouse. Mrs. Tanaka is also skilled in ikebana.
The Tanakas are only seen in A Growing Suspicion.
A classmate and friend of Rebecca's.
Mr. and Mrs. Van den Meter
A wealthy couple seen in A Growing Suspicion. After returning from Japan, the couple visits the Japanese garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden and decide to donate money to help fund for a public sand garden.
Mrs. Van den Meter also donates some of her orchids to the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, where they are displayed until she wants them back.
A woman who works as a fortune teller in New York City.
A woman who runs a workshop in the Children's Garden at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden.