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Roy's new life in Florida makes a complete about-face when he sees a wiry, tanned boy running by the school bus with no shoes! What is the strange-looking boy running from? Meanwhile, Roy must also deal with the school bully, Dana.
Sensing a good mystery, Roy finds the boy, "Mullet Fingers." Roy finds himself embroiled in a bitter dispute between a national pancake chain and Mullet Fingers, who is a fierce environmentalist. Mullet Fingers is trying to save an endangered animal. Roy becomes involved in the protest to save the animals from imminent destruction.
A Newbery Honor Book, Hoot (AR 9.0, level 5.2) shows the conflict that can occur when corporate interests intersect with environmental interests. Does Roy find a peaceful means of resolving the environmental crisis? Check out this book!