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Bestselling novelist Carl Hiaasen is back with another hysterical mystery adventure for young readers, set in the Florida Keys.
 
Noah's dad has a little problem with anger control. He tried to stop the Coral Queen casino boat's illegal dumping . . . by sinking the boat. But his bold protest fizzles: within days the casino is back in business, and Noah's dad is behind ...

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Overview

Bestselling novelist Carl Hiaasen is back with another hysterical mystery adventure for young readers, set in the Florida Keys.
 
Noah's dad has a little problem with anger control. He tried to stop the Coral Queen casino boat's illegal dumping . . . by sinking the boat. But his bold protest fizzles: within days the casino is back in business, and Noah's dad is behind bars and out of action.
 
Now Noah is determined to succeed where his father failed. But even though pumping raw sewage into the waters of the Florida Keys is both gross and against the law, turns out it's near impossible to catch the flusher—especially when he's already bamboozled the prosecutors, the local press, and even the Coast Guard.
 
But Noah's got a few allies. There's his little sister, Abbey, an unreformed childhood biter; Lice Peeking, a half-soused ex-mate of the Coral Queen who is willing to testify . . . for a price; and Shelly, a bighearted bartender with even bigger biceps.
 
Okay, so the odds aren't good. But Noah has an ace up his sleeve—a plan so crazy it just might stop the polluting, save the beaches, and prove to the world that it's the owner of the Coral Queen, and not his dad, who is full of . . . crud.

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Editorial Reviews

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On Father's Day, Noah visits his dad at the local jail. Dad is a feisty environmentalist with a short fuse. Convinced that the Coral Queen was dumping raw sewage into the harbor, he decided to take matters in his own hands. He sank the floating casino (at least temporarily), but ended up in the hoosegow. Noah knows that his dad was right about the sewage, even if his corrective method was a little over the top. To clean the slate and the harbor, he drafts a motley crew of friends to get the goods on the illegal dumpers.
From the Publisher
"Compulsively readable with a cleverly conceived resolution. . . . Fans of spy stories, action, environmental intrigue, and, well, Hiaasen, will cheer for this one." - The Bulletin
Publishers Weekly
How does Hiaasen follow up his page-turning novel about saving owls in Florida (Hoot)? With a second fast-paced story featuring an environmental theme-this time about ocean pollutants harming turtles' habitats (and the surroundings in general) in the Florida Keys. Welch (TV's Joan of Arcadia) has a compelling, snappy delivery suited to 11-year-old Noah's personality; he's a clever kid who wants to set things right, even when it pits him against shady characters and the local bully. Noah is exasperated over his father's arrest for sinking a casino boat that the man believes is flushing sewage into the ocean. The boy also knows that proving his dad's suspicions could go a long way toward healing his strained family and saving the ocean. Welch handily captures Noah's moods, though not even he can make eccentrics such as Lice Peeking and his burly bartending girlfriend Shelly likable at the outset (they grow on listeners, however). Those who couldn't get enough of Hiaasen's last outing will find plenty to hoot about in this solid recording. Ages 10-up. (Sept.) Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
Children's Literature
On Father's Day, Noah Underwood visits his father in prison. Angry that the Coral Queen, a floating casino, has been dumping its bilge into the water of the Florida Keys, Mr. Underwood sought a vigilante's justice: he sank the boat. The situation is a tough one. Authorities have found no evidence of the dumping. Noah knows that, somehow, he must find that evidence if he is to secure his father's release and save his parents' marriage. Dogged by schoolmate Jasper Jr., son of the casino owner, Noah and his younger sister Abbey begin to investigate. They hatch a plan. It's crazy, to be sure, but it is also wonderfully beautiful in its simplicity. And it just might be crazy enough--and simple enough--to work. Carl Hiassen's latest environmental mystery is a fabulous, amusing tale full of off-beat characters which may be even better than his thrilling Newbery Honor Book, Hoot. Noah is a gem of a character: earnest, truth-seeking, amusing, and very real. 2005, Borzoi/Alfred A. Knopf, Ages 12 up.
—Heidi Hauser Green
From The Critics
Noah Underwood accepts the daunting task of justifying his father's outrageous behavior through investigating the Coral Queen casino boat for flushing their sewage tank directly into the ocean. Noah is faced with opposition beginning with his father's arrest for sinking the Coral Queen and his mother's threat to divorce his father due to his anger issues. Noah finds support in his sister Abbey and together hatch a plot to prove their father was trying to stop the pollution and save the beaches, not that he had gone berserk. Help comes to Noah and Abbey from some interesting local characters that often cause Noah to fear for his own safety. These interactions strengthen Noah, providing him with the inner strength he ultimately relies upon to execute his plan to flush dye down the toilets of the Coral Queen to form a recognizable trace. The characters capture the diversity of Florida, creating the flavor of the novel and helping steer the plot. Noah's development into a self-confident boy runs parallel to the challenges he encounters throughout the novel allowing the reader to experience Noah's character development. 2005, Alfred A. Knopf, 272 pp., Ages young adult.
—Patti Rich
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780375861253
  • Publisher: Random House Children's Books
  • Publication date: 5/11/2010
  • Pages: 272
  • Sales rank: 39,451
  • Age range: 10 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.10 (w) x 7.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Carl Hiaasen

Carl Hiaasen has been writing about Florida since his father gave him a typewriter at age six. Then it was hunt-and-peck stories about neighborhood kickball and softball games. Now Hiaasen writes a column for the Miami Herald and is the author of many bestselling novels, including Sick Puppy and Nature Girl.
 
Hoot, Hiaasen's first novel for young readers, was the recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Newbery Honor. Flush, his second book for kids, spent more than a year on the New York Times bestseller list. His latest offering for young readers is Scat, an eco-mystery set in the Florida Everglades.
 
You can read more about Hiaasen's work at www.carlhiaasen.com.

Biography

When one thinks of the classics of pulp fiction, certain things -- gruff, amoral antiheroes, unflinching nihilism, and a certain melodramatic self-seriousness -- inevitably come to mind. However, the novels of Carl Hiaasen completely challenge these pulpy conventions. While the pulp of yesteryear seems forever chiseled in an almost quaint black and white world, Hiaasen's books vibrate with vivid color. They are veritable playgrounds for wild characters that flout clichés: a roadkill-eating ex-governor, a bouncer/assassin who takes care of business with a Weed Wacker, a failed alligator wrestler named Sammy Tigertail. Furthermore, Hiaasen infuses his absurdist stories with a powerful dose of social and political awareness, focusing on his home turf of South Florida with an unflinching keenness.

Hiaasen was born and raised in South Florida. During the 1970s, he got his start as a writer working for Cocoa Today as a public interest columnist. However, it was his gig as an investigative reporter for The Miami Herald that provided him with the fundamentals necessary for a career in fiction. "I'd always wanted to write books ever since I was a kid," Hiaasen told Barnes & Noble.com. "To me, the newspaper business was a way to learn about life and how things worked in the real world and how people spoke. You learn all the skills -- you learn to listen, you learn to take notes -- everything you use later as a novelist was valuable training in the newspaper world. But I always wanted to write novels."

Hiaasen made the transition from journalism to fiction in 1981 with the help of fellow reporter Bill Montalbano. Hiaasen and Montalbano drew upon all they had learned while covering the Miami beat in their debut novel Powder Burn, a sharp thriller about the legendary Miami cocaine trade, which the New York Times declared an "expertly plotted novel." The team followed up their debut with two more collaborative works before Hiaasen ventured out on his own with Tourist Season, an offbeat murder mystery that showcased the author's idiosyncratic sense of humor.

From then on, Hiaasen's sensibility has grown only more comically absurd and more socially pointed, with a particular emphasis on the environmental exploitation of his beloved home state. In addition to his irreverent and howlingly funny thrillers (Double Whammy, Sick Puppy, Nature Girl, etc), he has released collections of his newspaper columns (Kick Ass, Paradise Screwed) and penned children's books (Hoot, Flush). With his unique blend of comedy and righteousness ("I can't be funny without being angry."), the writer continues to view hallowed Florida institutions -- from tourism to real estate development -- with a decidedly jaundiced eye. As Kirkus Reviews has wryly observed, Hiassen depicts "...the Sunshine State as the weirdest place this side of Oz."

Good To Know

Perhaps in keeping with his South Floridian mindset, Hiaasen keeps snakes as housepets. He says on his web site, "They're clean and quiet. You give them rodents and they give you pure, unconditional indifference."

Hiaasen is also a songwriter: He's co-written two songs, "Seminole Bingo" and "Rottweiler Blues", with Warren Zevon for the album Mutineer. In turn, Zevon recorded a song based on the lyrics Hiaasen had written for a dead rock star character in Basket Case.

In Hiaasen's novel Nature Girl, he gets the opportunity to deal with a long-held fantasy. "I'd always fantasized about tracking down one of these telemarketing creeps and turning the tables -- phoning his house every night at dinner, the way they hassle everybody else," he explains on his web site. "In the novel, my heroine takes it a whole step farther. She actually tricks the guy into signing up for a bogus ‘ecotour' in Florida, and then proceeds to teach him some manners. Or tries."

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    1. Hometown:
      Tavernier, Florida
    1. Education:
      Emory University; B.A., University of Florida, 1974

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The Coral Queen had gone down stern first in twelve feet of water. Her hull had settled on the marly bottom at a slight angle with the bow aiming upward.

She was a big one, too. Even at high tide, the top two decks were above the water line. It was like a big ugly apartment building had fallen out of the sky and landed in the basin.

Abbey hopped off my handlebars and walked to the water’s edge. She planted her hands on her hips and stared at the crime scene.

“Whoa,” she said. “He really did it this time.”

“It’s bad,” I agreed.

The Coral Queen was one of those gambling boats where passengers line up to play blackjack and electronic poker, and to stuff their faces at the all-you-can-eat buffet. It didn’t sound like a ton of fun to me, but the Coral Queen was packed to the rafters every night.

There was one major difference between Dusty Muleman’s operation and the gambling cruises up in Miami: The Coral Queen didn’t actually go anywhere. That’s one reason it was so popular

By Florida law, gambling boats are supposed to travel at least three miles offshore–beyond the state boundaries–before anyone is allowed to start betting. Rough weather is real bad for business, because lots of customers get seasick. As soon as they start throwing up, they quit spending money.

According to my father, Dusty Muleman’s dream was to open a gambling boat that never left the calm and safety of its harbor. That way, the passengers would never get too queasy to party.

Only Indian tribes are allowed to run casino operations in Florida, so Dusty somehow persuaded a couple of rich Miccosukees from Miami to buy the marina and make it part of their reservation. Dad said the government raised a stink but later backed off, because the Indians had better lawyers.

Anyway, Dusty got his gambling boat–and he got rich.

My dad had waited until three in the morning, when the last of the crew was gone, to sneak aboard. He’d untied the ropes and started one of the engines and idled out to the mouth of the basin, where he’d opened the seacocks and cut the hoses and disconnected the bilge pumps and then dived overboard.

The Coral Queen had gone down crosswise in the channel, which meant that no other vessels could get in or out of the basin. In other words, Dusty Muleman wasn’t the only captain in town who wanted to strangle my dad on Father’s Day.

I locked my bike to a buttonwood tree and walked down to the charter docks, Abbey trailing behind. Two small skiffs and a Coast Guard inflatable were nosing around the Coral Queen. We could hear the men in the skiffs talking about what had to be done to float the boat. It was a major project.

“He’s lost his marbles,” Abbey muttered.

“Who–Dad? No way,” I said.

“Then why did he do it?”

“Because Dusty Muleman has been dumping his holding tank into the water,” I said.

Abbey grimaced. “Yuck. From the toilets?”

“Yep. In the middle of the night, when there’s nobody around.”

“That is so gross.”

“And totally illegal,” I said. “He only does it to save money.”

According to my father, Dusty Muleman was such a pathetic cheapskate that he wouldn’t pay to have the Coral Queen’s sewage hauled away. Instead his crew had standing orders to flush the waste into the basin, which was already murky. The tide later carried most of the filth out to open water.

“But why didn’t Dad just call the Coast Guard?” my sister asked. “Wouldn’t that have been the grown-up thing to do?”

“He told me he tried. He said he called everybody he could think of, but they could never catch Dusty in the act,” I said. “Dad thinks somebody’s tipping him off.”

“Oh, please,” Abbey groaned.

Now she was starting to annoy me.

“When wind and the current are right, the poop from the gambling boat floats out of the basin and down the shoreline,” I said, “straight to Thunder Beach.”

Abbey made a pukey face. “Ugh. So that’s why they close the park sometimes.”

“You know how many kids go swimming there? What Dusty’s doing can make you real sick at both ends. Hospital-sick, Dad says. So it’s not only disgusting, it’s dangerous.”

“Yeah, but–”

“I didn’t say it was right, Abbey, what Dad did. I’m only telling you why.”

My father hadn’t even tried to get away. After swimming back to the dock, he’d sat down in a folding chair, opened a can of root beer and watched the Coral Queen go down. He was still there at dawn, sleeping, when the police arrived.

“So, what now?” Abbey asked.

A dark bluish slick surrounded the boat, and the men in the Coast Guard inflatable were laying out yellow floating bumpers, to keep the oil and grease from spreading. By sinking the Coral Queen, my father himself had managed to make quite a mess.

I said, “Dad asked me to help him.”

Abbey made a face. “Help him what–break out of jail?”

“Get serious.”

“Then what, Noah? Tell me.”

I knew she wasn’t going to like it. “He wants me to help him nail Dusty Muleman,” I said.

A long silence followed, so I figured Abbey was thinking up something snarky to say. But it turned out that she wasn’t.

“I didn’t give Dad an answer yet,” I said.

“I already know your answer,” said my sister.

“His heart’s in the right place, Abbey. It really is.”

“It’s not his heart I’m worried about, it’s his brain,” she said. “You’d better be careful, Noah.”

“Are you going to tell Mom?”

“I haven’t decided.” She gave me a sideways look that told me she probably wouldn’t.

Like I said, my sister’s all right.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 26, 2009

    peach

    Have you ever sneaked out of your house and spied on a Casino Boat that throws away poop in the ocean? Well Noah and his little sister Abbey sure has. The book Flush by Carl Hiassen is a book of adventure that includes a lot of action. Flush, is a vey good book that people of all ages would enjoy.

    Flush takes place in Florida, Keys in Thunder Beach. In Thunder Beach, there is this one Casino boat that that throws away poop in the ocean illegally. Dusty Muleman is the casino boat owner. He earns millions of money in one night, yet he stills try so save a little bit of money by throwing away human waste into the beach. Noah's dad is a man of nature. One day, he saw that Dusty Muleman trashing human waste in the ocean so he sunk the boat one day. Once Noah and his little sister figured out, they went on a adventure to proof that their dad is right. They start sneaking out of their house and make friends with strangers that used to work on the boat. They create a plan to destroy Dusty Muleman for sure.

    The book Flush is a excellent book to read with your family since this book is about a family solving a crisis. I also would recommend this book for people who likes mystery or adventure but I think that anyone would enjoy this book. If you start reading the book Flush you would keep wanting to read the book until the last page. Flush is an excellent book.

    29 out of 35 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 30, 2012

    Flush

    Flush is a really good book. I am 11 and I loved it!

    18 out of 25 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 19, 2012

    Best book ever!!!

    The book starts in Florida with a character named Noah going to see his dad in jail on father’s day. Noah’s dad is in jail for sinking a gambling boat named the Coral Queen that he suspected the owner Dusty Muleman was dumping raw sewage into the harbor in fear of it washing up on a popular beach in Florida and the animals will die and the swimmers will get sick. Noah’s dad tried to tell the coast guard and law enforcement what was happening but he couldn’t prove it .Noah’s dad decides to take the problem in his own hands and sinks the Coral Queen. Then Noah sees that the Coral Queen is back up and in business in a couple of days while Noah’s dad is stuck in jail. Now Noah is determined to prove that Dusty Muleman is dumping sewage illegally in the harbor for his dad to get out of jail. Noah will get help from his sister Abbey, Lice Peeking a man with terrible hygiene, Shelly a bartender, and a pirate. Their trying to defeat Dusty Muleman clue by clue, Meanwhile Noah’s mother is really upset at his dad, but Noah is trying to tell her that it’s not his fault and thru the book he is also trying to prove it to his mom. I really liked the book a lot even though sometimes it lost my interest at times. The cover of the book really looked interesting it made me want to see what this book was about. The protagonist of the story worked really hard in the story to help his father. The book reminded me of a detective movie when their trying to get clues to prove the person is guilty. The exposition of the story was kind of boring and a lot of information to take in.The type of conflict in flush was man vs. man. The climax was really amusing to me, it was nothing like I suspected. The falling action was shocking I didn’t think that would happen and it surprised me. My favorite part in the book was the arguments between Shelly and Lice Peeking. I would recommend this book to people who like suspension in a story. If I were in this situation I don’t think I’ll be able to do it because it seems really difficult to try to prove someone really close to you innocent and you don’t want to fail them. Overall I give this book a 10 out of 10

    14 out of 17 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 4, 2011

    Highly Recommended

    Flush is a really good book for ages 10 and up it is a challenge but a good book it is about a boy named Noah. Noah's dad has a little problem with anger control. He tried to stop the Coral Queen casino boat's illegal dumping by sinking the boat witch got his dad in trouble and the boat was up and running in 3 days it is a good book read it

    11 out of 15 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 1, 2010

    Not His Best

    As a HUGE fan of Carl Hiaasen, I was sorely dissapointed by his latest book. This book was written from the point of view of a teenage boy and lacked the adult excitement that I am used to. I also thought the plot was a little simple and didn't hold my attention like he usually does. I was hoping for a fun end of summer read but just got a boring, immature mediocure story.

    9 out of 23 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 22, 2012

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    OMG!!!!!!! I ONLY GOT THE SAMPLE AND ITS GREAT!!!! NOW CAN SOMEONE TELL ME HOW TO TURN OFF CAPS LOCK?? I JUST GOT THIS THING!

    6 out of 12 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 9, 2012

    Flush

    A great kids book! My daughter is in love with it. Five stars

    6 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted August 9, 2009

    A Royal FLUSH

    I loved the book and anyone who says different I laugh at. I admit, the beginning was not all that great, but I really liked the ending. I think HOOT was better. SCAT and FLUSH are of similar quality

    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 3, 2012

    Great

    I love this book so much! I think it is awesome . I recommend it to any one who likes to read 11 birthdays, finally, and 13 gifts. The way the author desribes the charictars emmotions and feeling are imazing! I recommend it to all ages. There is also scat, hoot and his newest book chomp are also very good. GREAT BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 16, 2012

    Loved it!!!!

    Such a wonderful and awesome book!!!

    5 out of 6 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2012

    Too amazing!!!

    I love this book. It took me a week to finish!!

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 18, 2012

    TAP ME!!!

    HAVE NOT READ BUT LOOKS GOOD!!!

    4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    Great story, terrible editing

    Excellent story, I always enjoy Hiaasen. Poor editing though, made it difficult to read.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 6, 2012

    Flush Rocks!

    Do you like action, suspense, humor, and the enviorment? If so, read Flush! It is a beautifully written book that grabs your attention. It's NOT one of those books where your mind wanders and you start thinking of other stuff. You always want to know what happens next. You feel bad for the environment when you learn what people do to it because of the description in this uses. It wouldn't be good for a teaccher to read to his/her class because it includes bad words and there's a marriage on the rocks. (May divorce). All the same, it's a facinating book.

    I'm ten years old.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 20, 2012

    Good....................... so far

    The talking of enviorment issues makes you want to get up and clean up!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 23, 2011

    Love it

    I lovw this book some bad words in it

    3 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 15, 2008

    Themes may be too much for young readers

    Parents should be aware that this book has characters involved in domestic violence, alcoholism, and drunk driving and could give the impression that this lifestyle is acceptable. You may want to read the book yourself before giving to grade school readers.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 30, 2013

    Sample

    I just read the sample of this book,and it sounds like it is going to be great. I' definetly going to buy it.

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2013

    FLUSH

    I have also read this story is simply divine but not to thrilling when i read it it has to be more exciting ive read books tragic tigers sharks heart attacks and kid books all sorts of kinds books just call it.While i was reading this book i got bored and im only 11

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 18, 2012

    Carl Hiaasen has written an exhilarating award winn

    Carl Hiaasen has written an exhilarating award winner. Flush, Hiaasen’s engaging second novel for young readers, lures you in for an adventure through a 16 year old boy’s perspective. His Dad is in jail. Again. Apparently Noah’s dad thought sinking Dusty Muleman’s boat was the way to get him to stop dumping raw sewage. In this realistic fictional story, Hiaasen demonstrates strength and perseverance through Noah and Abbey Underwood. Hiaasen grew up in Florida and uses his life experience to build the setting of this novel. He has written four cliff hanging books for young readers. They include Hoot (a Newberry Medal winner), Flush, owner of 14 awards, Scat and his newest book Chomp. “I wait for the headlines to inspire me,” states Carl Hiaasen. “A royal flush!” – Chicago Sun Times. Are they right?
    Let’s take a jaw dropping trip into the modern Florida Keys. With dad in jail and mom out of her mind, Noah and Abbey take matters into their own hands. Could Abbey, a childhood biter, Noah, a passionate guy, and Shelly (the bartender on Dusty’s boat) come up with a creative plan to prove their father’s theory correct? Is it worth it? It’s going to take a wild imagination to find a plan so fitting and perfect to nail Dusty Muleman. Buckle up, because we’re going on a nail biting trip down south to the Florida Keys.
    “The writing is Pitch Perfect!” – New York Times. Carl Hiaasen uses wonderful language to describe the setting of the Florida Keys. For example, “In the distance, somewhere beyond the Gulf of Mexico, the sun was dropping through a coppery and cloudless heaven.” Another example describes Lice Peeking: “He was lounging on the front stoop, sucking on a cigarette.” When the Green Flash ignites, we dive into Noah’s mind for some vivid details. “When the flash of green came, it lasted for a magical flick of time- so brief and brilliant and beautiful, I was afraid I’d imagined it.” “Enough twists and turns to satisfy even the most serious adventure junkies.”- The Horn Book. Carl Hiaasen was very successful on his second novel for young readers, Flush. Hiaasen pulls you into the beauty of the Florida Keys with detailed imagery.
    If you like Flush’s action, you’d also like Chomp, Hoot and Scat. Chomp is packed with action in the lush Florida forest. Wahoo and his dad are off to the Everglades, helping Derek Badger on his next episode of Expedition Survival, until something unexpected happens. If you like to protest for what you believe in, then Hoot is the right book for you. Roy knows about the owl crime. The mystical Running Boy knows about this injustice, too. Can they save the owls from celebrities? If you want a page turning thriller, Scat would be a great choice. Does the class bully have something to do with Mrs. Startch’s disappearance after the arson at Black Vine Swamp? Are you up for a mystery?
    Are you looking for a reading hook? Ask Carl Hiaasen, maybe he’ll lend you one.

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