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Yankee is an inquisitive and rambunctious poodle who learns an essential lesson when he ventures out of the backyard into the unkind world of bullying and teasing. This charming illustrated tale sends a clear and powerful message for parents and children in relation to staying home alone, safe places, bullying and harassment. 
Yankee Go Home encourages safe afterschool care to allow children to play and make friends under the watchful eye of adults. It allows parents to be confident that their children are safe while protected from loneliness and isolation. 


  • New Hardcover
  • Subject:Childrens Fiction

Condition: New

ISBN: 978-0977373833

Publisher: Bryson Taylor Publishing

Published: 2008

Probably First Edition

First Published: 2008

Yankee Go Home


    Deb Landry is the author of the bestselling, award winner children's book ,Sticks Stones and Stumped and authored Yankee Go Home, The Snapdragon Princess with Kim Parrish, and The Comfort Zone with Meline Kevorkian Ed.D.,and Robin D'Antona, Ed.D.


    As a parenting coach specializing in social awareness behaviors and character education, she has authored several interactive children's mentoring plays and articles on character education, social awareness, and bullying prevention including The Crown CARES, a peer based anti-bullying program for schools and colleges, utilized internationally for the USA National Miss Scholarship Organization and several other pageant systems. She was part of the team that authored the Maine State Best Practices in Bullying and Harassment Prevention Manual and lobbied for the legislation in the State of Maine in 2005.


    Deb is the co-founder, President/Chairman of the Board and former Executive Director of Crossroads Youth Center, a 501 c3 nonprofit art based scholarship program and the President/CEO of Bryson Taylor Inc. a consulting firm and publishing company. She promotes character education and scholarship opportunities for young women throughout the US and Canada.

    With recognition and several awards for her work including Director of the Year 2012, 2016, #2 State Director of the Year and #2 State Pageant nationally, two years in a row, Deb has been interviewed and featured on NBC, CBS, national radio, and several publications including The Phoenix, USA Weekend Magazine, Raising Maine Magazine, Seventeen Magazine, Women's Day Magazine, and Child Magazine. Some of her articles can be found at 

     Her books are available at Bryson Taylor Publishing, Amazon, Barnes and Noble or at any store where books are sold.

    To get more information, book an appearance or to contact Deb, contact her at


    Christina St. Cyr was born and raised in New England. Inspired by the sights, sounds and colors of Coastal Maine where she lives with her husband and two daughters, Christina lends her artistic abilities to a variety of projects including graphic design, painting and culinary arts. Additionally, she is the Creative Services Manager for a network of websites and the founder/president of Pure Graphics Designs and Illustrations. Christina enjoys time with her family, balancing work with a passion for fitness and time with friends. If you are ever on the coast of Maine, you may catch her kayaking or digging for clams along the beaches that inspire so much of her work.

    To get more information on booking this illustrator for you school email us.

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