i loved this book sooo much. Its starts out with ismael in yr 8. He is bullied allot and feels very lonely. but then james 'No Fear' Scobie comes allong :D. James saves Ishamel and together they Fight Moby Dick, Bugs, Sci-Fi nuts and a lot of Razz :D.
read it..... NOW you wont regret it.
ishmael is a book about a boy at St Daniels going through his year 9 years. Ishmael hates his name. He has a Ishmael Leseur syndrome and theres no cure. He gets bullied by the one and only Barry and he sthe beau out that he can do whatever he likes withiut barry stopping him. ishmael finds James and becomes freidns with them and joins the debating team. From doing debating he meets the most beautfuliest girl he has ever seen before Kelly.
Honestly i didnt like this book. But if you like a drama/comedy kind of book i recommoned it for you.
i personally dont like this book that much, i didnt want to keep reading the book after the first pages. It didnt have anything interesting in any parts of the book i dont think it is a good book! xx
I read this book once in year 5 and found it really interesting but since I have reread it I have disliked it. The book is funny to an extent but really is meant for 8-10 year olds rather than teenagers. All in all I would recommend it to people but maybe more a 'younger sibling'. Good for both girls and boys.
Dont Call Me Ishmael is a book about a boy (Ishmael Leseur) who suffers from a syndrome called "Ishmael Leseur Syndrome." Its about bullying, hot chicks, debating, fainting and Ishmael trying to overcome his fears. The book was a bit boring, apart from one part which is absolutely hilarious, but it isnt a book I would recommend to my friends.
this book Michael Gerard Bauer is good,
A 14 year old boy called Ishmael , he has a very rare condition, not even the docters no what it is!!!! his life is great in primary school but in high school t goes all wrong. at the start it is really confusing but at the end it is really good!! i really enjoyed this book and i am sure you will to!!
i dont really like this book, not the best out there!
um i didnt like this book much :\
This book is the story of Ishmael Leseur who suffers from 'Ishmael Leseurs disease' which is incurable. Ishmael absolutely hates his name and is called many names by the school bully such as 'Fishtail Lesewer' or ' PIsswhale Manure' When a new boy James Scobie arrives at St Daniels and signs Ishmael up for the debating team his life changes forever. This book was very confusing at the start and didn't really make much sense. I didn't find the start very gripping and I found that continued through out the book. I wouldn't recommend reading it because it wasn't interesting and it was boring.
This was quite and interesting book, it was a bit confusing at first but then it started to make sence :)
This was an interesting book, i found it confusing at the start but its gets a bit better as you go along.
I only started reading this book because we had to for school. At first I didn't particularly enjoy it because it was abitconfuing, but as I kept reading it, the better it got. It is a pretty good book and I would recomend reading it.
Hilarious begining and ending that the author putted in, and started with problems about the character who hates his name and his syndrome.
School bully takes him serious and teases him a lot about his name and syndrome.
Character Ishmael who can't stand up for himself in front of the school bully and others, once made friends with a new kid that came to school, but this kid is very different to others...he stands up for himself in front of the school bully and not afraid of anything; James Scobie who is the new kid had a difference to others, he's got a brain tumor, this tumor made him not afraid of anything; even spiders and bugs.
James's confidence in the school made himself a big succes to create a school debating team, and he invited Ishmael to join and made him join. After Ishmael had joined this school debating team, his whole school life has changed...he was able to speak in front of the audience once, then twice..which helped him a lot in his future school life.
this book is alright but i think it is for a younger audience because i got board whilest reading this book
This book is about a highschool boy having one of the worst yearsof his life isand trying to recover from Ishmael Lesuer's syndrome.
This book is funny and engaging.