By: Alecia Mouhanna, Marketing and Communications Specialist

Happy Chinese New Year! From now until Feb. 29, OverDrive school partners can welcome the Year of the Rat with 25-50% off thousands of Chinese juvenile and young adult ebooks and audiobooks. This is the the best opportunity of the year to support both your language learners and international students with content from our expansive catalog of Chinese titles, including:

  • Picture books
  • Graphic novels
  • Curricular titles covering Chinese language learning, culture and history, STEM/STEAM education and more
  • Titles that support world-readiness standards for learning languages as set by the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages

Even better, when your school spends $250 on the Chinese New Year sale content, you’ll have a chance to win an additional $250 in content credit. See sweepstakes terms and conditions here.

Stretch your savings with free training resources on Chinese content selection & integration

With support from the team at OverDrive, the savings from this sale can add up to more than just discounts. Educators looking to learn how to select titles to support Chinese language learning and adopt best practices for integrating Chinese ebooks and audiobooks in the classroom can also check out our free on-demand training webinar: Engaging Students and Educators With Chinese Content. The webinar covers:

  • How to select Chinese titles that align with your curriculum and audience
  • When and how to use Chinese content at your school
  • Ways OverDrive can help you search for and purchase Chinese content


This free training is a complement to the content curation and marketing and outreach support services (including a pre-assembled Chinese marketing kit) that are always available to you through the Resource Center.

Title lists for every age

To jump start your Chinese New Year Sale selections, check out a few of these Marketplace collections, curated by our experts for your convenience:

As always, if you need additional help selecting the right titles to suit your school’s needs, please reach out to your Account Manager!