Hoot, by Carl Hiaasen is about a boy named roy who sees a running boy and them goes to chase him and see ehst he is running for. Then roy finds out that where they are builing a pancake resturaunt there is owl burows and they are gonna bury the owls and kill them. The runnijning boy is trying to save the owls.
In the bus is Roy. Roy is the mian character and it tells his story. The boy in the back running is Mullet Fingers and he's the one who is trying to save the owls then later gets his sister and roy involved. The girls at the bus stop is Beatrice. She is mullets Fingers step sister and she in the end helps save the owls.
Mullet Fingers is breaking into gthe construcing sigh and is doing things to their equitmeant to stop them from killing owls and building the pancake place. He puts snakes in portalble toilets, removed the seets from the earth moving machines and more.
The grand opening of the resturaunt is the climax of the story because mullet fingers, Roy, Beatrice, and a bunch of other students team up against chuck muckle and end up saving the owls.
Mullet fingers real name is Napoleon and Roy has to be talked to by a bunch of news reporters. A news reporter shows up at his front door and he gives her the Mother Paulas file and then walks to school. The restaurant is longer alowed to build on that property.
The owls are saved and Mullet fingers is gone. Gone forever and hes not coming back. Then Roy goes to the river and tried to catch a mullet fish. Then Roy went to get his shoes and they were tied to a tree and inside was a mullet fish.