Roy Eberhardt teams with Beatrice and her brother, Mullet Fingers. They wish to stop Mother Paula’s All-American Pancake House Corporation from building a pancake house on a vacant lot. The lot has become home to a group of endangered burrowing owls. The three schemes to prevent the corporation from bulldozing the owls’ home. Read the touching and hilarious novel Hoot by Carl Hiaasen.
Teaching Ideas for the Book
Compare the Movie to the Book
This free printable contains organizers to help students compare the book to the movie.
Hoot on the Web
- Random House
- Walden Media
I love this simple owl bag. This idea came from Sweet and Living Simple. You will find step-by-step instructions on her site.
Hoot Book Unit
- Comprehension Questions for Chapters 1-2
- Constructed Response Question – Setting
- Constructed Response Question – Characters
- Photos to Show What the Rest of the Unit Looks Like
Hoot by Carl Hiaasen Book Unit contains vocabulary, comprehension, constructed response writing, and skill practice.
Credits – Burrowing Owl Photo