Privileged Syd and and his proxy, Knox, are thrown together to overthrow the system.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Poverty; Gay/Lesbian; impoverished community; gay; gay teenager
Middle Eastern / White
mother and father
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2014 Science Fiction
Booklist Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 2014
Booklist Top 10 Quick Picks, 2014
Rainbow List, 2014 Teen Fiction
YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults, 2014 Fiction
YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2016 Post-Apocalyptic: It's the End of the World As We Know It
Young Adults' Choices, 2014
Cybils Awards, 2013, Nominee, Young Adult (Speculative Fiction)
social classes; punishment; friendship; perpetual debt; crime; running away
London, Alex, "Proxy" (2013). Diverse Families. 1500.