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Don't Call Me Ishmael

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BAUER, Michael Gerard
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Bauer deals with difficult subjects such as terminal illness and bullying with sensitivity and depth yet maintaining alight-hearted charm all of his own. And he promotes debating societies at the same time.

AWARDS:

  • SHORTLISTED CBCA awards

BULLYING | FRIENDSHIP | ILLNESS

  • HARMON, Michael: Brutal (Alfred A. Knopf 2009) Poe Holly knows she has to take down the hero who is responsible for deadly pranks.
  • SHIRAZ, Yasmin: Retaliation (Rolling Hill Press 2007) after an attack on Teshera, her mother and brother decide to fight back.
  • Tom Brown's Schooldays (2005) classic school story with classic school bully.
  • ANTHONY, Piers: Incarnations of Immortality (Del Rey etc. 1993-2007)
  • QUINDLEN, Anna: Black and Blue (Random House 1998)