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Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)
YALSA's Teen Book Finder is a free online database and app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access nearly 4,000 titles recognized YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone. Have an Android phone? Download the Android version now! Have an iPod Touch or an iPhone? Download the iOS app now! 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 book list a Find It! The android and iOS versions of the app are funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Have a question or comment about the app or want to report a bug? Use this QR Code to get the app today!

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Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) 2018 ALSC Book & Media Award winners 2018 Award Acceptance Speeches 2017 Book and Media Awards 2017 Award Acceptance Speeches Watch the 2017 Newbery-Caldecott-Wilder Banquet View Reaction Videos from the 2017 Youth Media Award Winners Chapter 1: Introduction What Is Curation? Librarians have always curated. Today, as human filters, librarians address the proverbial Internet fire hose. With the added intensity of user-generated content, they direct the stream, offering context, pointing to value and authority, while protecting their communities, students, faculty, employees, and researchers from oversaturation. 30 Teen Book Bloggers, Bookstagrammers, + BookTubers You Should Follow I love it when I meet teenagers who read. As a lover of books, especially young adult books, I enjoy hearing what teens think of stories that are written for them. Teenagers are our future generation of leaders, inventors, writers, and thinkers.

Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) *YALSA has launched the new Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists. This new resource will replace the individual award and list web pages currently on YALSA’s site that are not searchable and that are organized only by year. Awards & Seals | Selected Lists I Teen Book Finder app & database I Committee Contacts | Additional Resources

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Bibliotherapy for Teens: Helpful Tips and Recommended Fiction A public librarian’s interaction with teens affirms her faith in bibliotherapy, as does her research. Read her story, along with a recommended list of realistic YA fiction. We invite you to suggest more titles. It’s been a quiet day at the reference desk at the rural public library where I work, but the hum begins to pick up as the afternoon wears on. Teens drift in, looking for books, movies, and video games. Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) About the Teens' Top Ten I TTT Nominees I Previous Winners I Promoting the TTT I About YA Galley YALSA has launched the Teen Book Finder Database, which is a one-stop shop for finding selected lists and award winners. Users can search this free resource by award, list name, year, author, genre and more, as well as print customizable lists.

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This book finder app helps users find young adult books. It also provides access to the past three years of YALSA’s awards and book lists. • Students can search for books by genre, awards, author, year, or title. • Students can mark books as a favorite and create their own bookshelf of favorite books. • Students can find books they want to read from local libraries to check out and read for free. • Students can see what “today’s hot picks” are and see the types of books others are reading. by cheryllr5 Oct 11