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Lizard Radio

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Lizard Radio
Written by Pat Schmatz
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763676357
ISBN-13: 9780763676353
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Lizard Radio

author: Pat Schmatz

Fifteen-year-old bender Kivali has had a rough time in a gender-rigid culture. Abandoned as a baby and raised by Sheila, an ardent nonconformist, Kivali has always been surrounded by uncertainty. Where did she come from? Is it true what Sheila says, that she was deposited on Earth by the mysterious saurians? What are you? people ask, and Kivali isn’t sure. Boy/girl? Human/lizard? Both/neither? Now she’s in CropCamp, with all of its schedules and regs, and the first real friends she’s ever had. Strange occurrences and complicated relationships raise questions Kivali has never before had to consider. But she has a gift—the power to enter a trancelike state to harness the “knowings” inside her. She has Lizard Radio. Will it be enough to save her? A coming-of-age story rich in friendships and the shattering emotions of first love, this deeply felt novel will resonate with teens just emerging as adults in a sometimes hostile world.

In a futuristic society run by an all-powerful Gov, a bender teen on the cusp of adulthood has choices to make that will change her life—and maybe the world.
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isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763676357 /  9780763676353
on sale date:
09/2015
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Hardback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
288 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Fiction; Dystopian; Lgbt; Dystopian; Lgbt; Sports & Recreation;
author’s comments:
Pat Schmatz is the author of the critically acclaimed Bluefish. About Lizard Radio, she says, "I keep a notepad with sketches and ideas, and one day a lonely lizard wearing headphones came out of my pencil. The young lizard was desperate to pick up a signal, and from that moment on, so was I. When I tuned in, I found this story." Pat Schmatz lives in Wisconsin.
 
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