BookScanner App is the ideal app for anyone who has to work with a popular reading comprehension system in school. How many times have you had to type in a book name to find out what level it is, or how many points the book is worth while holding the book in your hand?

With BookScanner App, you can quickly and easily scan the barcode off the back of the book to find out all the critical information you need to know. Your scanned books will save to a history list for easy reference later on. BookScanner will find the quiz number, ATOS (also ZPD) level, points, word count, and interest level. Your history can be referenced from within the app, or you can email, print, or share PDF and CSV files of your scanned book list as well.

This is a Universal App with custom screens for iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad devices to fit the specific screen size - including support for iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8Plus, and iPhone SE screen sizes.

Feedback from parents, school teachers, and librarians is that this app is a MUST have!

*AR and Accelerated Reader are registered trademarks of Renaissance Learning. BookScanner App and If Then Dev, LLC are in no way affiliated with Renaissance Learning, Inc.
**Lexile and the Lexile Framework are registered trademarks of MetaMetrics, Inc. BookScanner App and If Then Dev, LLC are in no way affiliated with MetaMetrics, Inc.

What's New

Version 3.2

Support for Apple's iPhone Xs and Xs Max, iOS 12, as well as bug fixes and search enhancements

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
5.4K Ratings
5.4K Ratings
Teachin' mom

It WAS great last year

I’m a Second Grade Teacher and I used this app all the time, last year my students even used it with ease. It was so helpful in finding the AR level and number. It hasn’t worked yet, for the 2 1/2 months we’ve been at school. It keeps saying it can’t find the Accelerated Reader site, whether I’m using our schools network or my own personal network or any other network. It used to be great.

*Revision two days later: I deleted the app and reinstalled it, as recommended by the developer. It’s working great now!!! I’m so thrilled. I took my rating from a 2-star to a 5-star!!

Developer Response

I'm sorry to hear that you are experiencing issues. BookScanner is working normally for our other users, so we'd like to help get your device working again. One easy step to try is to tap the ? in the top left of the main screen, then tap the "Reset Search String" button. Try scanning again to see if this helps. If not, please remove BookScanner and reinstall from the App Store. If you continue to experience search issues, please tap the "Email Support" button from the ? screen.


AR reading program

If you’re child does the AR (accelerated reader) program at school this ap is a time saver. It allows you to scan the barcode on the back of the book and you get the reading level, quiz number, title and author. My stress level has been reduced by having this ap on my phone when shopping for books, at the library and for the books we have at home. Love it! I will be telling my children’s teachers at their fall conferences this week!

Developer Response

Thank you very much for the kind words and for sharing the BookScanner story with your children's teachers. We are parents of kids using the AR program and rely on people like you spreading the BookScanner word. Happy scanning!


Very helpful

I am happy with this app. But I would love for it to have a couple features not currently available.
It would be a huge help if we can put a check mark next to the books that have been read.
I have more than one child’s book list here and it’s getting harder to keep up with who’s read which book. Maybe adding a few different color check marks can help tell who read what also. That would make this 5 stars

Developer Response

Thank you for the feedback and suggestions on new features. We are constantly evaluating new feature requests, and will certainly add your suggestions to our list.


If Then Dev, LLC
14.4 MB
Requires iOS 9.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 If Then Dev,LLC
In-App Purchases
  1. Add Lexile Measure $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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