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In his first novel for a younger audience, Carl Hiaasen (Basket Case, etc.) plunges readers right into the middle of an ecological mystery, made up of endangered miniature owls, the Mother Paula's All-American Pancake House scheduled to be built over their burrows, and the owls' unlikely allies--three middle school kids determined to beat the screwed-up adult system. Hiaasen's tongue is firmly in cheek as he successfully cuts his slapstick sense of humor down to kid-size. Sure to be a hoot, er, hit with middle school mystery fans. (Ages 10 to 15) --Jennifer Hubert --This text refers to the Hardcover edition.
I am a big fan of Carl Hiaasen's. He perfectly captures the frustrations of being picked on, and unaccepted as a child. Read morePublished on June 8 2006 by A. R.
Roy Eberhardt, the hero in the story Hoot by Carl Hiaasen, is a fourteen year old boy who is quick, sharp, sly, clever, and way beyond his years. Read morePublished on March 2 2006 by John
Before I read this book, I read this talented author's second "environmental" book. What I enjoyed about FLUSH is that he takes a serious subject (environment) and... Read morePublished on Sept. 30 2005 by Betty L. Dravis
I love all of Carl Hiaasen's works and HOOT, even though it's touted for the younger set, is no exception. Read morePublished on July 12 2004
With rich detail and the perspective of an eleven-year-old boy, Carl Hiaasen wrote an award winning novel, Hoot. Read morePublished on June 17 2004 by Taylor
In reading the book Hoot by Carl Hiaasen, I have come to the opinion that the author wrote this book as a mystery novel to show what the job of a detective is like. Read morePublished on June 10 2004
In reading the book Hoot by Carl Hiaasen, I have come to the opinion that the author wrote this book as a mystery novel to show what the job of a detective is like. Read morePublished on June 10 2004 by Stan Wix
This book was very logical and believable. This is probably a book for someone who doesn't like fantasy. And boys would LOVE this book, as well. Read morePublished on May 29 2004