The Question and Answer section for Harriet the Spy is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
Ole Golly says she is taking them to Far Rockaway to see how her own family lives.
That would be first person.
Harriet's father is warm when he returns home from work.... he jokes around a bit and then retires after a long day at work.
Harriet's mother returns later and tries to help Harriet with her homework. Her mother's love of math reminds her of...