Hoot: By Carl Hiaasen is about a boy named Roy who is trying to help some save burrowing owls from a construction site while also trying to avoid a bully name Dana.
Roy, Dana, Beatrice Leep, and mullet fingers. the setting is the buss, school and a construction site for a pancake house. Roy the main character, Dana the bully, Beatrice The older sister of Mullet fingers, Mullet finger the one trying to save the owls originally.
Roy sees the running boy again and goes after him. When Roy gets close to the running boy he gets hit by a golf ball. when he wakes up he has a dent in his head a bit, when he gets back to school he is confronted by Beatrice to not go after the running boy again if he knows what's good
Roy finds out about the owls. he tries to help mullet fingers save them while trying not to get caught. Roy tries everything to stop it the construction from happening.
Roy does a discussion about the owls at school, he gets students in his class on his side. The day of the grand opening and the construction starts Roy, Beatrice, the girl soccer team, and all other students from Roy's class show up to it so they can stop it and save the owls. Mullet fingers show up and climb into an owl den in the ground to stop the ceremony from continuing
In the end Roy, Beatrice, and Mullet Fingers had gotten the construction to end. After the events, mullet fingers had tried to run away from home again to only be mistaken as a robber and sent to jail, he escaped by using Dana Matherson who had be in jail for trespassing.