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YALSA's Teen Book Finder App

New iOS app from the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

"YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past three years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone."

The application works on any iOS device ( iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad). An Android version is coming shortly. It's a great way to get teen readers to see and talk about upcoming titles. High School TLs might want to download the app to stay on the "cutting edge" of YA titles.

App features include:

  • a homepage featuring three titles from the database, refreshed each day
  • the ability to search for books by author, title, award/list year, genre, by award, and by booklist
  • a Favorites button, to create an individualized booklist
  • the ability to share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook