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Summer Reading 2024 -- Middle School: SORA - ebooks and audiobooks

Welcome to Sora!

Sora is our new collection of recreational and current narrative non-fiction titles, available on a single-user downloadable platform.  They are available for most mobile platforms, just download the Sora app in the App Store or at Google Play.  Sora eBooks are also readable on most Kindle devices!

Please email if you have questions



 What are OverDrive & Sora?


OverDrive is a digital library offering both ebooks and audiobooks for the SLS community, anytime, anywhere! Sora is the new user-friendly app that lets you access it through your laptop, phone, or tablet.

The Sora app was designed around the modern student reading experience. It empowers students to discover and enjoy ebooks and audiobooks from their school, for both leisure and class-assigned reading.

Inspired by educator and student feedback, Sora was created to excite kids about reading and remove distractions to promote a focus on learning.

  • Easy to use, one tap to get inside a book
  • The largest catalog of ebooks and audiobooks…made even larger by access to your public library through Sora
  • Teachers can assign titles and track individual student reading progress
  • Exportable notes, highlights for collaborative learning
  • Personalized with book recommendations and learning tools like dyslexic font, enlarged text, Read-Alongs, and audiobooks
  • Badges and achievements to engage students
  • Same experience on all devices
  • Direct support for readers provided by OverDrive

 Logging In

You can access eBooks and audiobooks from Sora anytime, anywhere! Just follow these instructions to get started.

Step 1: Download the app or go to Sora in your browser

Step 2: Sign in with your SLS student Gmail username and password.

Step 3: Browse the Explore tab and borrow a book.

  • Your book will open so you can start reading or listening right away.

Step 4: Go to your Shelf to see all your books.

  • Tap Open Book or Open Audiobook to read or listen to the book where you left off.
  • Tap Options to renew or return a book, get to your notes and highlights, and more.


Want more help? Go to Sora Help.