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Scat

Hiaasen, Carl (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Scat


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Nick and his friend Marta decide to investigate when a mysterious fire starts near a Florida wildlife preserve and an unpopular teacher goes missing.
Authors: Hiaasen, Carl
Title: Scat
Publisher: New York :, Alfred A. Knopf,, c2009
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 371 p. ;,22 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Carl Hiaasen
Summary: Nick and his friend Marta decide to investigate when a mysterious fire starts near a Florida wildlife preserve and an unpopular teacher goes missing.
Awards & Distinctions: A Junior Library Guild selection
ISBN: 9780375834868
0375834869
9780375934865
0375934863
Branch Call Number: j HIAASEN 2009
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Report This Aug 22, 2013
  • TDSRC2013_CV rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This book was about an investigation of an arson. There are a lot of clues to solve the mystery of who set the forest fire. Along with the arson investigation is the concern for the endangered panthers! My favourite part was when they found the Momma Panther. My favourite character was Nick's dad because he is an inspiration. He is inspiring because he had his arm blown off and he is still positive.

Report This Aug 12, 2013
  • TDSRC2013_GA rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This is my favourite book because it is a mystery and it's funny. I also like all of Carl Hiaasan's other books.

CecyB, you are INSANE! This book is AMAZING! I am a girl who loves books about looking after the enviroment, and this book hits that right on the spot! I have watched the movie Hoot, but have not read the book, I want to, but my movie watching experience was interupted by many, "Aww!"s and,"So cute!"s from me and my mom. Lol. Thank you, Carl Hiaasen! Best enviroment books ever!

Report This Feb 11, 2013
  • Cdnbookworm rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This children's novel is another eco-thriller, this one featuring Nick, who is in the eighth grade and lives near the Florida Everglades. After a class trip to the Everglades, biology teacher Mrs. Stark appears to be missing. Nick and his best friend Marta are determined to figure out what is really going on with her disappearance. On her last day in class she had an altercation with a student, Duane (also known as Smoke). At first Duane seems to be missing too, but when he turns up again, he is a changed student. What is going on? On the class trip to the Everglades, Nick hopes to see a panther, an endangered species, but the trip is cut short. He thinks he heard a panther's cry, but isn't sure. Meanwhile Nick is also dealing with missing his father who is serving in Iraq. Lots going on, with an emphasis on the environment, and strong female characters as well as male.

Scat is a really good book and it is very well wtitten. Carl Hiaasen is a great writer.

Report This Nov 19, 2012
  • Mauve_Flamingo_8 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book was very good unlike what CecyB said, it wasn't boring at all. This book kept me up not because it was scary, but because it was soooooooooo interesting!!!!!!!! I recommend after you finish reading SCAT to read CHOMP which is soooooo funny,cooky, and INTERESTING!!!!!!!!!!!!

Report This Oct 17, 2012
  • CecyB rated this: 0.5 stars out of 5.

worst book you'll ever read. it is boring. i will never read it again.

Report This Oct 14, 2012
  • Keegan rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Best one of the series except for Chomp which was pretty good as well.

Report This Jul 10, 2012
  • Jasleen3148 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The book SCAT is an amazing YRCA book that everyone would surely like to read!I personally enjoyed it alot!

Report This Apr 26, 2012
  • angiem99 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I love these books a lot. All about the environment and you don't even need to read the books in order! Scat was good, but my favourite book out of this three-book-series would be flush.

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  • Jasleen3148 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

a mean teacher goes on a field trip with her class but then she is no where to be found.Where could she have gone?! She leaves a message saying she is with her family but on her papers for school it says she has no family!

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