Book Report On Flush By Carl Hiaasen

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The book Flush, by Carl Hiaasen is a hooking book about a boy Noah who wants to prove his dad right to everyone in the town about Dusty Muleman mistreating the water in the ocean with his casino boat. The setting takes place in the Florida Keys. When Noah is trying to catch Dusty but it isn’t easy! The character’s motivation is to make his dad proud and to get his dad to come out of jail. So, he, his sister, and an adult friend Shelly make a plan to catch him in the act. Then, one night they succeed and Dusty Muleman is arrested and fined. I can relate to my characters Noah, his sister Abbey and friend Shelly. I can also note how they changes throughout the story. When I started to read the book, I knew I would be able to relate to Noah easily, …show more content…

Noah says in the beginning, “...Del in a nice house with a tennis court in the backyard. This is a sensitive subject in our house.” This helps show he just is plain and straightforward. He’s not one to make a big scene about something. I found that easy to relate to. I have a pretty big sense of imagination so I’m not exactly “real”. I think I come off pretty nice, being simple can be hard though. For example, When I am explaining a story to someone it can be hard to not say it without expressing feelings, but with Noah, he just says it with no opinion …show more content…

Abbey made me excited inside! She has this spark of energy and confidence that makes everyone want to be around her. An example of her is, “ Out of touch? Everybody thought you were dead!” She has a spark of a little sass and it is really fun to read about her through the book. In many ways I realized the things that I may need to change about myself. Such as hiring my confidence, being more outgoing, and being more talkative. Abbey was like me in some ways though. Always smiling, happy, and talkative. She can remind me of someone that doesn’t overcomplicate things, she doesn’t worry about then, she focuses on the now. Lastly you meet Shelly, a friend the kids meet. When they come across her, Shelly was definitely intimidating by looks. Here is a piece explaining her appearance, “ She stuck the gun shaped cigarette lighter in the waist of her ripped jeans and got out of the jeep.” This shows you that she is “rough and tough”. She has some tattoos, odd hair and can come across as mean at first. But once you get to know her, she is sweet and loving. She is a little harder to relate to because she is an independent adult. But I do think that I am sweet

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