Welcome to Seaside, the elementary school of your nightmares. How can a principal be so mean? Principal Squires is one of a kind. She can silence a room with one word or a deadly stare. Find out in this remarkable, adventurous, and funny story how the 3rd graders manage to fool her by pretending to dislike their new teacher in order to keep her. This story empowers children even when they are faced with someone as challenging as Principal Squires.