International Schools

Extend ebooks & audiobooks to remote learners

As schools across the globe adapt to distance learning, one thing is clear: The transition is much simpler when students have a robust, remotely accessible collection of ebooks and audiobooks to keep them independently engaged.

OverDrive Education partners with over 100 international schools across the globe to connect their students to the best catalog of curricular and popular titles and revolutionize their reading experience with our award-winning Sora reading app:


Colegio Franklin Delano Roosevelt, The American School of Lima

Schutz American School (Egypt)

Singapore American School

Fundación Colegio Americano de Quito (Ecuador)

American International School in Chennai (India)

American School of The Hague

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Discover the benefits of digital content access

With millions of ebooks and audiobooks from thousands of publishers, our catalog empowers international schools with access to a wide breadth of popular and instructional titles.

  • Instant access to new releases – no physical shipping costs or delays
  • Thousands of native language titles for your multilingual learners
  • International Baccalaureate curriculum support

Powerful technology tools to aid lessons at home

Our award-winning Sora student reading app is designed to make reading more accessible and enjoyable for 21st-century students, with a one-of-a-kind feature set tailored to – and tested by – children of all ages, using the devices they know best.

How can Sora’s powerful learning tools aid your distance learners?

  • A multilingual interface, plus in-app definitions and access to Google Translate to streamline language learning
  • Exportable notes and highlights
  • Gamification, with achievements and badges to keep readers engaged
  • Personalized reading features: OpenDyslexic font, adjustable text sizes, screen reader support and more
  • Titles can be downloaded to be read offline
  • Syncing across devices

Unrivaled service & support to help you get the most from your digital collection

OverDrive’s team of support technicians and content experts is here to help you fully implement and leverage your digital collection, so that you’re always ahead of the curve:

  • Answers to technical questions
  • Tutorials and training webinars
  • Complimentary customized digital and print-ready marketing materials
  • In-house librarians to curate special collections and lists to meet your school’s unique needs

In their own words: Your peers on the benefits of ebooks and audiobooks

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