The main character, a red-haired girl who loses her parents and all her sweaters.
Two people who are lost at sea, living on a desert island until they are rescued.
An odd woman who smells of mothballs and is paid to babysit Primrose at the beginning of the book.
The school guidance counselor who eventually gets Primrose put in a foster home.
The owner of a restaurant where everything is served on a waffle.
A relative who takes the main character in after her parents disappear, although he is somewhat reluctant.
The policeman who gives Primrose her mother's raincoat and says that her parents are probably dead.
A Cold Harbor neighbor who became obsessed with winning a potato cooking contest.
Evie and Bert
The kind couple who become Primrose's foster parents.
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