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Friday, June 29, 2012

New App Available!

New App from the Apple App Store - Teen Book Finder App

The free app highlights books and media recommend from teen awards and book lists. The app can be run on an iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad. This app is a great way for teens to find excellent books to read to fit their personal interests and needs!

The Teen Book Finder’s features include:
  • books and media from all of YALSA’s awards, including the Alex, Edwards, Morris, Nonfiction, Odyssey and Printz;
  • the past three years of YALSA’s selected book and media lists;
  • all books selected for the Teens’ Top Ten;
  • three Hot Picks, featuring different titles from the database, refreshed each day;
  • the ability to search for books by author, title, award or list year, genre, by award and by book list;
  • a Find It! button, powered by the OCLC WorldCat Search API, that will show users where to find the book in a nearby library and a book’s available format, including audiobook and e-book;
  • a Favorites button, to create an individualized reading list;
  • the ability to share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook.

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