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free download Scat author Carl Hiaasen review Scat author Carl Hiaasen Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Carl Hiaasen The day before Mrs Starch vanished her third period biology students trudged silently as always into the classroom Their expressions reflected the usual mix of dread and melancholy for Mrs Starch was the most feared teacher at the Truman SchoolWhen the bell rang she unfolded stiffly like a crane and rose to her full height of nearly six feet In one hand she twirled a sharpened Ticonderoga No 2 pencil a sure sign of trouble to comeNick glanced across the aisle at Marta Gonzalez Her brown eyes were locked on Mrs Starch and her thin elbows were planted like fence posts pinning her biology book open to Chapter 8 Nick had left his own textbook in his locker and his palms were sweatingGood morning people said Mrs Starch in a tone so mild that it was chilling Who s prepared to tell me about the Calvin cycle Only one hand rose It belonged to Graham who always claimed to know the answers but never did Mrs Starch hadn t called on him since the first week of classThe Calvin cycle she repeated Anybody Marta looked as if she might throw up again The last time that had happened Mrs Starch had barely waited until the floor was mopped before instructing Marta to write a paper listing five major muscles used in the act of regurgitationNick and the other students had been blown away What kind of teacher would punish a kid for puking By now Mrs Starch was saying the photosynthetic process should be familiar to all of youMarta gulped hard twice She d been having nightmares about Mrs Starch who wore her dyed blond hair piled to one side of her head like a beach dune Mrs Starch s school wardrobe never varied a polyester pants suit in one of four faded pastel colors and drab brown flats She painted heavy violet makeup on her eyelids yet she made no effort to conceal an odd crimson mark on her chin The mark was the shape of an anvil and the subject of wild speculation but nobody had gotten up the nerve to ask Mrs Starch about itMarta s eyes flicked miserably toward Nick then back to the teacher Nick was fond of Marta although he wasn t sure if he liked her enough to sacrifice himself to Mrs Starch who had begun to pace She was scanning the class selecting a victimA droplet of perspiration glided like a spider down Nick s neck If he worked up the courage to raise his hand Mrs Starch w. Nick and Marta are two of the lucky eighth grade students in Mrs Starch s who just happens to be the most feared teacher in the history of the world biology class Every day they sit and pass notes back and forth to each other discussing their fear of being called onThe day after their field trip to the Black Vine Swamp something mysterious happens Mrs Starch doesn t come back and she is never absent and people start to wonder While there might be a scrawled note and a message on her answering machine that states that she has had to deal with a family emergency people especially Nick and Marta aren t buying itThey are all convinced that Smoke the kid in Mrs Starch s class that she dislikes the most has something to do with her disappearanceIn a whirlwind adventure filled with arson endangered animals the Ira war the Florida wet lands a money hungry wannabe oil rigger and panther poop Nick and Marta set out to find their missing biology teacherCarl Hiaasen definitely has a knack for adventure Every story he creates always has some crazy plot that makes you think as well as laugh In this case Hiaasen poses the problem of destroying the environment for monetary gain and how it affects the ecosystem in a hilarious manner He also throws in some other great themes to think about not judging people by their history the way they look believing in yourself and never giving up learning to live with what you ve got and working as a teamThese themes are so important for younger readers and sometimes older to learn and Hiaasen did such a great job of incorporating them into the book without blatantly stating them While this book has of a middle grade audience it is great for all ages of readers although there is a tad bit of language Overall I think the book was masterfully written and was a worthwhile and entertaining readReviewed by Tasha

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free download Scat author Carl Hiaasen review Scat author Carl Hiaasen Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Carl Hiaasen Everybody called him Smoke because that s what he wanted to be called Some kids said it was because he was a pyroSo Duane Mrs Starch said sweetly Have you finished Chapter 8 Rumpled and sleepy looking Smoke grunted and raised his eyes toward the teacher Nick couldn t see his expression but the slump of his shoulders suggested a profound lack of interestDuane I guess I read it yeahYou guess Using a thumb and two fingers Mrs Starch spun the yellow pencil into a blur like a miniature airplane propeller Under less stressful circumstances it would have been entertainingI read so much Smoke said I forget which is whichSeveral students struggled to smother gigglesMarta reached across the aisle nudged Nick and mouthed the words Thank youNick felt his face reddenFor raising your hand Marta whisperedNick shrugged No big deal he whispered backMrs Starch moved across the classroom and positioned herself beside Smoke s desk I see you brought your biology book today she said That s progress DuaneI guessBut you ll find that it s much easier to read when it s not upside down Mrs Starch rotated the textbook using the eraser end of her No 2 pencilSmoke nodded Yeah that s betterHe tried to flip open the book but Mrs Starch pressed down firmly with the pencil holding the cover closedNo peeking she said Tell me how the Calvin cycle produces sugar from carbon dioxide and why that s so important to photosynthesisGimme a minute Smoke casually began to pick at a nasty looking zit on his meaty fuzz covered neckMrs Starch said We re all waiting which was true The other students including Nick and Marta were on the edge of their seats They were aware that something major and possibly legendary was about to occur though they had no clue that within forty eight hours they would each be uestioned by sheriff s deputies and asked to tell what they d seen and heardStarred Review School Library Journal January 2009 This well written and smoothly plotted story with fully realized characters will certainly appeal to mystery loversReview The New York Times Book Review February 15 2009 Not many authors are eually successful at writing books for adults and children but Carl Hiaasen seems to have made an effortless transition The ingenious plotting makes SCAT engrossing than either of its predecessor. One of the legacies of JK Rowling and the Harry Potter books is a virtual glut of so called young adult literature that can appeal to both kids and adults The problem is that not all writers even those successful at adult fiction can write for this particular audience for example Michael Chabon is generally a good writer but his attempt at this genre Summerland falls flat Fortunately Carl Hiaasen is not one of these lacking writers as demonstrated in his first foray Hoot and again in his new book ScatThe main character in Scat is Nick a mid teens Florida kid concerned about his father a reservist in Ira These concerns are justified but are also competing with a local concern the disappearance of the dreaded Mrs Starch Nick s drill sergeant of a biology teacher Mrs Starch has vanished after a field trip to the local swamp that had been concerned by a fire that turns out to be caused by arsonThe prime suspect for the arson is Duane Scrod Nick s classmate and a known troublemaker who has also vanished after a nasty argument with Starch Duane has had previous arrests for arson and has a nickname of Smoke so things don t look good for him Of course there s to Smoke than meets the eye and there is another suspicious party a shady oil exploration company that has a scam that involves digging in a nature preserveSimilar to Hoot Scat also deals with a threatened animal in this case the Florida panther And like almost all Hiaasen books a major theme involves overdevelopment and the destruction of Florida s natural beauty And like all Hiaasen books this is a fun read with a lot of humor and some serious moments as well Though tamer than Hiaasen s adult work ie no real sex or violence this will appeal to most people regardless of age

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free download Scat author Carl Hiaasen review Scat author Carl Hiaasen Ø eBook or Kindle ePUB read & download ì eBook or Kindle ePUB Ü Carl Hiaasen Ould pounce swiftly Right away she d see that he had forgotten his biology book a crime that would be forgiven only if Nick was able to explain and then diagram the Calvin cycle which was unlikely Nick was still struggling to figure out the Krebs cycle from Chapter 7Plants as we all know are vital to human existence said Mrs Starch on patrol And without the Calvin cycle plants could not exist Could not existGraham was waving his arm and suirming like a puppy The rest of the class prayed that Mrs Starch would call on him but she acted as if he were invisible Abruptly she spun to a halt at the front of Marta s rowMarta sat rigidly in the second desk behind a brainy girl named Libby who knew all about the Calvin cycle all about everything but seldom made a peepThe chart on page 169 Mrs Starch went on makes it all plain as day It s an excellent illustration and one that you are likely to encounter on a test uite likelyMarta lowered her head a tactical mistake The movement slight as it was caught Mrs Starch s attentionNick sucked in a breath His heart raced and his head buzzed because he knew that it was now or never Marta seemed to shrink under Mrs Starch s icy gaze Nick could see tears forming at the corners of Marta s eyes and he hated himself for hesitatingCome on people snap out of your coma Mrs Starch chided tapping the pencil on Libby s desk The Calvin cycle The only reply was a ripping noise Marta s trembling elbows tearing holes in the pages of her bookMrs Starch frowned I was hoping for a sea of hands she said with a disappointed sigh But once again it seems I ll have to pick a volunteer An unwilling volunteerAs the teacher pointed her pencil at the top of Marta s head Nick raised his handI m toast he thought She s gonna crush me like a bugLowering his eyes he braced to hear Mrs Starch call his nameOh Duane she sang outGreat Nick thought She forgot who I amBut when he looked up he saw the teacher aiming her pencil at another kid on the other side of the classroom The mean old bird had totally faked him out and Marta tooThe other kid s name really was Duane and Nick had known him since elementary school when he was two years ahead of Nick and known as Duane the Dweeb One summer Duane the Dweeb grew five inches and gained thirty one pounds and from then on. Scat ended up being hilarious and I m glad I read it It also takes place in Florida a state where I used to live and spend a good deal of time so that attracted me as wellSo Scat follows a Florida kid named Nick whom I guessed to be around 14 or so and whose father is on reserve in Ira and his friend Marta So one day Nick and his class are on a field trip when the swamp that they re visiting catches fire Mrs Starch the feared and unliked biology teacher vanishes into the fire to retrieve an inhaler that a student had dropped The bus leaves without Mrs Starch as she came in her own carThe next school day the principal tells the students that Mrs Starch has been called away on a family emergency but Nick and Marta aren t buying it especially once that discover that Mrs Starch has no family so they feel that there s something very fishy about Bunny Starch s disappearanceThey figure the scary pencil eating class delinuent Smoke who has a history of starting fires has something to do with her disappearance especially once authorities state that the fire was due to arson But they re not the only ones who suspect that Smoke started the fire But there s to Smoke than meets the eyeBut there s also a lot that goes on in the book there s the dodgy oil exploration company run by a shady nefarious fellow who is scamming the state by installing illegal pipelines in the Everglades which is a nature preserve there s an endangered panther that s being hunted the strange eco avenging wilderness man who seems to be sabotaging the oil company s efforts and of course the mystery of what in the hell happened to Bunny StarkThis madcap book was uite a wild romp an edge of your seat gripping thrill ride that had me interested and laughing until the end as it was hysterically funny in many places with a great cast of characters I thought the premise of this book was fascinating and Carl Hiaasen turns this premise into an exciting fast paced eco thriller that I had a hard time putting downThough this was a light hearted enjoyable romp the book does touch on some serious issues as well such as war crime environment preservation amputation and neglectful parents but does so in a smooth way so as not to make the novel unnecessarily grim or frightening as this is a middle grade book after all And as many of us like to see in our Middle grade reads the bad guys get it good in the endI do believe that is is part of a four book middle grade series that I definitely will be checking out I also want to check out some of his adult fiction as wellThis review originally posted to my book review blog at rogersreadscom

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  • Scat author Carl Hiaasen
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  • 15 May 2020
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