Digital Books Help Eliminate Curriculum Uncertainty

Ebooks and audiobooks can help district administrators solve unique reading challenges. This short video discusses three specific cases where the Sora student reading app helped school districts meet their curriculum needs.

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Sora is your school’s gateway to the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks and digital audiobooks. Students can read and listen on any device, and teachers can assign titles and track students’ progress.

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For us in our district, OverDrive, and Sora in particular, have been important tools for expanding (reading) access for students.

Andrew Maxey, Director of Special Programs, Tuscaloosa City Schools (AL)
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It’s free to activate.

Begin with Sora Starter*, the no-cost collection of digital books that comes with every new Sora platform. Then customize your school’s digital library with purchased titles to support curriculum and independent reading.

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Sora Starter

Sora Starter is free for schools to activate.

With Sora Starter, you get:

  • Hundreds of premium, simultaneous-use titles.
  • Required reading classics: Emma, Call of the Wild, Great Expectations, Hamlet
  • Student favorites: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, El Deafo, The Terrible Two, Every Falling Star
  • Digital reading in browser, iOS and Android
  • Access to your public library's digital collection through Public Library CONNECT
  • FREE digital marketing materials

*Sora Starter is not available to schools in the United Kingdom and Australia. To learn more about how your school can get started with Sora in these regions, please contact us.

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TIME Magazine Names Sora Reading App a Best Invention of 2019

To be considered for a Best Inventions honor, TIME solicited nominations across a variety of categories from editors and correspondents around the world. The result: 100 groundbreaking inventions that are changing the way we live, work, play and think about what’s possible. Sora was one of them!

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TIME Magazine Names Sora Reading App a Best Invention of 2019