Momo - This protagonist of the novel is a small Tibetan girl from the hill country whose father is a mail carrier and is often absent from home.
Pempa - This is the name of a Lhasa Terrier puppy that is given to the protagonist by a muleteer and trader.
Momo's Mother and Father - These characters are supportive of the protagonist's desire for a dog, but they also are poor and do not encourage her to get her hopes up.
Tsu Foo - This character, who helps the protagonist find the ten traders, is young and effectively enslaved to an uncle and aunt.
Big Dorje - This is one of the major ten traders who initially refuses to help the protagonist but is compelled to help her by a high-ranking English diplomat.
Little Dorje - This character is a boy trader who helps the protagonist find...
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