Libby Perman has trouble with teachers and teachers have trouble with Libby. But this year will be different! A promise to her mom offers hope for a new start. However, on the first day of school, Libby finds herself stuck in a classroom full of misfits and outcasts, or she thinks.


Find out what happens when Libby and her classmates are challenged with the greatest question of their school career: what happens when the biggest bully in the school just happens to be your teacher?

New Soft Cover -

Subject:Childrens Fiction


Condition: New
ISBN: 978-0-9841934-8-6
Publisher: Bryson Taylor Publishing
Published: 2012
Probably First Edition
First Published: 2012

The Take Over

  • A native New Englander, John Goff was born in Boston and grew up in the small town of Hanover, Massachusetts. 

    He was the Director of Community Relations and Personnel for the Portland Pirates Hockey Club in Portland Maine when the Pirates were the top developmental team for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League. In 1998, he joined the staff of C.K. Burns School in Saco as a third grade teacher. 

    A graduate of Dartmouth College, with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and education, Goff earned his Masters Degree in Education from Tufts University in Boston, and holds a Certificate of Advanced Study from the University of Southern Maine.

    Living on the coast of Maine, Goff enjoys reading, writing short stories, sports, fitness and spending time with his family.


    Illustrator: Joe Rosshirt

    Joe Rosshirt graduated from the Maine College of Art with a BFA degree in Illustration and a focus in Graphic Design.


    He is well versed in a variety of media from traditional and sculptural illustration. Joe is currently the Art Director and founder of FortHouse Studios, which focuses in children’s media and freelance illustration/graphic design.


    Joe enjoys spending his time outside skiing, biking, fishing, hiking, and watching the Boston Bruins and Celtics. View Joe’s work at