Hoot by Carl Hiaasen is about a boy named Roy who just moved to Florida and is starting a new school. He gets picked on by a boy named Dana. He finds out about burrowing owls on a construction site and wants to help. So he and his friends Mullett fingers and Beatrice help save the owls.
The setting of this book is in Florida. The main characters are Roy, mullet fingers, Beatrice, and dana. Roy just moved to Florida. he is very curious and nosy about things. Mullet Fingers is Beatrice step brother that ran away. he is very adventurous and loves the outdoors. Beatrice is Roy's friend. She plays soccer is very tough, stubborn, and a really good friend. Dana is really mean and disrespectful and bullies Roy.
The problem in hoot is Mullett fingers takes roy to the contruction site to show him somhing. Roy is very confused about what he is showing him .Roy has found out that at the construction site there are burrowing owls and they are going to get barryed under mother Paulas if Roy doesn't do something.
The climax of the story is when Roy tells his family about mullet fingers. This happened when mullet fingers came in the doctors saying he was Roy. So when they called Roy’s parents they were confused why Roy wasn’t injured. That when he had to tell the truth.
The falling action of the story is when Roy protested this happened when he tells his class about the burrowing owls and they join the protest. Beatrice also told her soccer team and they came too.
The resolution of the story is the burrowing owls ended up not being barred. This happened when they have proof that they do not have permission to build where the owls are. So the owls were saved.