From the Central Series
- Kit Kittredge
- Ruthie Smithens
- Stirling Howard
- Jack Kittredge
- Margaret Kittredge
- Mr. Gibson
- Miss McLenny
- Butch Johnson
- Nancy Smithens
- Sergeant Paul
- Mr. and Mrs. Mueller
- Luke Mueller
- Miss Preston
- Tony Panetta
- Mr. Walkins
- Norman Flint
Chapter By Chapter Summary
Chapter One: Celebrity Dog
Chapter Two: A Finicky Boarder
Chapter Three: The Bullies' Prank
Chapter Four: Prime Suspect
Chapter Five: A Peculiar Family
Chapter Six: Strange Happenings on Riverview Lane
Chapter Seven: The Cadillac Man
Chapter Eight: Kit's Hunch
Chapter Nine: Winning-est Dog Ever
Chapter Ten: A Profitable Scheme
Chapter Eleven: Perfect Hideout
Chapter Twelve: Ordinary Hound
Discusses dog shows and the treatment of pets during the Great Depression. Topics include:
- Why pets were abandoned and how they suffered.
- Famous Hollywood dogs, such as Rin Tin Tin.
- Dog shows and how dogs can compete in them.
- How dogs were judged in competitions.
- Why breeding pets was mainly a hobby for the wealthy.
- The Westminister Dog Show and other shows that drew in the rich and ordinary.