Book - Hoot
This Newbery Honor winner and #1 New York Times bestseller is a beloved modern classic for young readers. Hoot features a new kid and his new bully, alligators, some burrowing owls, a renegade eco-avenger, and several extremely poisonous snakes.
Everybody loves Mother Paula's pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls' fate cemented in pancake batter?
Welcome to Carl Hiaasen's hilarious Floridian adventure — where the creatures are wild and the people are wilder! 292 pages, ages 10-12.