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.