Fifteen-year-old bender Kivali, who was deposited on Earth as an infant by mysterious saurians, must discover her true identity in a futuristic society run by an all-powerful government.
Familiy Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Adoption; Gender nonconformity; Androgyny; adoptive mother; adopted child; adopted teenager; girls who dress as boys; genderqueer; genderqueer teenager
adoptive single mother
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Young Adult (Speculative Fiction); James Tiptree, Jr. Literary Award, 2015, Winner; Kirkus Book Award, 2015, Nominee, Young Reader; Minnesota Book Awards, 2016, Nominee, Young People's Literature; Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016 Fourteen and Up; Choices, 2016 Fiction Young Adult; Futurescapes: Selected Speculative and Science Fiction for Children and Teens, 2016 Dystopia; Rainbow List, 2016 Young Adult Fiction
camp; training camp; mentor; lizards; gender-rigid society; conforming; friendship; drug use
Pat Schmatz, Pat, "Lizard Radio" (2015). DIVerse Families. 1497.