Discover Kit's Stories

  • Meet Kit
  • Kit Learns a Lesson
  • Kit's Surprise
  • Happy Birthday, Kit!
  • Kit Saves the Day
  • Changes for Kit
  • Really Truly Ruthie
  • Danger at the Zoo: A Kit Mystery
  • Midnight in Lonesome Hollow: A Kit Mystery
  • A Thief in the Theater: A Kit Mystery
  • Missing Grace: A Kit Mystery
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Meet Kit

Kit Kittredge is a nine-year-old girl with a nose for news. But since most of the news is about the hard times of the Depression, Kit writes her own newspaper stories. She reports on the happenings at homeā€”like the day Mother invites fussy Mrs. Howard and her son to stay with them. Kit is excited to have a boy her own age to play with, but Stirling causes Kit nothing but trouble. Then, when Dad loses his business because of the Depression, Mother gets a brainstorm that turns the Kittredge household upside down.

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