Hoot by Carl Hiaasen. The book Hoot is about a boy who lived in Montana that moved to Florida and has to deal with new bullies, strange kids, and obnoxious adults. Roy Eberhardt has trouble dealing with his new friend mullet fingers because he cants stop him from trying to stop the mother Paula's pancake house business from bulldozing an owl den infested area.
Roy Eberhardt takes the bus to school and was bullied by Dana Matherson. Every day on the bus but sometimes Rot sees a boy with no shoes named mullet fingers running from the school bus. Roy chases the running boy and almost knocks over a girl getting on the bus.
Roy gets interrupted at lunch by the same girl that he ran into on the bus. But this time she has something to say and pins him to a wall to ask what he was trying to do running out of the bus like that. Roy tells her about the running boy and she tells him to mind his own business.
Roy has gone to the town hall to see in the files to see if the mother Paula's inc, had the file to be building on owl infested ground.
Roy Mullet Fingers and B went to the groundbreaking opening event for the mother Paulas inc were they expos the mothers Paulas bakery and stop the owl dens from being destrod
After Roy and and Beatrice saved the owls the from being bared they go back to there school life but Roy and Beatrice became even closer.