K-5 QuickStart FAQs

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Overview

OverDrive is the leading provider of eBooks for grades K-12. We’re the only 100% digital content solution, delivering a better way for your school to buy and use your books. The K-5 QuickStart package is specifically designed for early learners, with a pre-set collection and easy access. The OverDrive platform also supports additional content and formats: Our industry-leading catalog of millions of titles from 5,000+ top publishers includes eBooks, audiobooks, video and periodicals to support curriculum and instruction goals. Serving 18,000+ districts and schools worldwide, as well as 20,000 public libraries, including 93% of those in the U.S.

Read-Alongs are eBooks featuring professionally recorded narration that plays while students read beautiful fixed-layout pages with graphics. It’s the perfect tool to help developing readers learn.

Simple Login allows all students in a building to log in to your school’s digital collection using the same easy-to-remember User ID. This removes barriers to reading for students who don’t have individual IDs or may have difficulty remembering an individual ID.

Our groundbreaking browser-based eReading format OverDrive Read provides a seamless reading experience on any device with a modern web browser. There’s no app to install or files to download, just click “Read” and start reading. See book, read book – it’s that simple.

Yes! You can take advantage of the industry leading and scalable OverDrive platform by adding from our catalog of hundreds of thousands of titles.

K-5 QuickStart can be used for book clubs and group reading, in the classroom and at home, on vacation and with parents. Click here to see just some of the ways you can promote reading and learning with K-5 QuickStart.