The Resource Hoot
- Statement of responsibility
- Carl Hiaasen
- trueBooks to movies
- Burrowing owl -- Fiction
- Burrowing owl -- Juvenile fiction
- trueEnvironmental protection
- Environmental protection -- Fiction
- Environmental protection -- Juvenile fiction
- Florida -- Fiction
- Florida -- Juvenile fiction
- trueMiddle school students
- trueMoving to a new state
- Owls -- Fiction
- trueResistance to land development
- trueSmall towns -- Florida
- trueWildlife conservation
- Roy, who is new to his small Florida community, becomes involved in another boy's attempt to save a colony of burrowing owls from a proposed construction site. Unfortunately, Roy's first acquaintance in Florida is Dana Matherson, a well-known bully. Then again, if Dana hadn't been sinking his thumbs into Roy's temples and mashing his face against the school-bus window, Roy might never have spotted the running boy. And the running boy is intriguing: he was running away from the school bus, carried no books, and-here's the odd part-wore no shoes. Sensing a mystery, Roy sets himself on the boy's trail. The chase introduces him to potty-trained alligators, a fake-fart champion, some burrowing owls, a renegade eco-avenger, and several extremely poisonous snakes with unnaturally sparkling tails. Roy has most definitely arrived in Carl Hiaasen's Florida
- ALA Notable Children's Book, 2003
- Golden Archer Awards (Wisconsin): Middle/Jr. High, 2007.
- Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award (Minnesota), Division II (Grades 6-8), 2006.
- Nutmeg Children's Book Award, Teen category, 2006.
- Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 6-8, 2004.
- Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2005.
- YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2003
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- Intended audience source
- Literary form
- Target audience
- pre adolescent
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