Author: Carl HiaasenAge Range: 12 and up
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Lexile Measure: 0760
Paperback: 320 pages
Publisher: Ember (May 11, 2004)
Details: This Newbery Honor-winning, hilarious Floridian adventure involves new kids, bullies, alligators, eco-warriors, pancakes, pint-sized owls, and more. A New York Times bestseller!
Everybody loves Mother Paula’s pancakes. Everybody, that is, except the colony of cute but endangered owls that live on the building site of the new restaurant. Can the awkward new kid and his feral friend prank the pancake people out of town? Or is the owls’ fate cemented in pancake batter?
“A wonderful tour de-force.” —The Boston Globe
“A rollicking, righteous story.” —The Miami Herald
“Yes, it is a hoot.”—The Washington Post
From the Hardcover edition.
Package Dimensions: 7.9 x 5.1 x 0.9 inches