ROGER OTTO: DINOSAUR SKATEBOARDER chronicles the adventures of Roger, the only seven-foot mohawked Velociraptor living in Boston. Roger is desperately attempting to survive middle school and is constantly switching schools due to disciplinary issues resulting from the fact he is a savage, blood-thirsty dinosaur. Roger's luck shifts when he meets Erson and Billy, fellow middle school students who share Roger's passion for skateboarding. The book chronicles their adventures and illustrates Boston's skateboard landscape along the way. The locations and neighborhoods are real. Thus, the novel doubles as your guide to sidewalk surfing in one of America's premiere skateboard cities.