Discover Sora

Discover Sora

The student reading app

Sora No-Cost Books

For entire classes, schools and districts to support remote reading and learning: A collection of hundreds of premium simultaneous use titles available at no cost through Sora until June 30, 2020.

Includes the ebook & audiobook versions of the first book in the Harry Potter series through April 2020!

Give your students free books

Sora Demo

For individual educators interested in test driving the app: Educators can discover all that Sora has to offer with a 60-day free trial and access to a large collection of juvenile and young adult titles.

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One of TIME magazine's Best Inventions of 2019

"Very friendly and uplifting platform"

"Easy to use"

"Amazing quality and selection"

The right book. At the right time. For every student.

Sora is a K-12 app designed around the modern reading experience that empowers students and educators with access to the most extensive and diverse catalog of ebooks and audiobooks available to schools. Whether students are reading for class or fun, Sora makes it easy: Powerful learning tools paired with essential titles means students gain 24/7 access to the titles they want and the personalized support they need.

Educators can discover all that Sora has to offer with a two-month test drive.

Discover: Content

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Kids read when they're engaged with the material. Sora provides access to the latest popular reading, classic titles and instructive non-fiction. Automatic syncing of loans, holds, notes, highlights and achievements across devices provides a unified experience. In one of the most popular integrations, Sora also allows students to borrow titles from OverDrive public library digital collections. Intuitive and well-organized features foster a healthy digital reading practice:

  • Home - Assignments, defined words, exportable notes & highlights
  • Explore - Search for content, discover personalized book recommendations
  • Shelf - Current checkouts for class and leisure, from both the school and public library collections

“I love how easy it is to simply download an ebook with this app! It has all the books I want to read.”

Here are some examples from our collection. Now with audiobooks!

Discover: Personalization

Educators appreciate the inclusive personalization formats like audiobooks and tools such as dyslexic font available through Sora to engage all readers, no matter their reading level, preference or pace.

  • Personalized learning tools like a high-contrast setting, enlarged text and Read-Alongs
  • Exportable notes and highlights for collaborative learning and completing assignments
  • Each student can see their activity by minutes, hours and days spent reading

“A much more user-friendly version for students. It will especially help motivate my middle school students.”

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“The app seems so friendly for our elementary students.
It feels easy to use and beautiful too!”