Features that remove barriers to reading

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Features that remove barriers to reading

Whether your students are reading for class or fun, Sora offers a suite of features to make books more accessible and enjoyable.

  • Simple single sign-on access
  • Age-appropriate books to engage diverse populations
  • Digital Class Sets provide 1:1 access to books
  • Personalization and annotation tools
  • In-app public library access through Public Library CONNECT

And so much more! Browse our Sora app features below. ​

Features designed for your youngest readers

Build reading confidence and establish the foundations for a lifelong love of books with these features and tools.

Graphic of Sora on multiple devices and formats, including Desktop browsers and downloadable apps for iOS and Android devices.
Achievements and badges reward reading progress.​
Find appropriate books by ATOS (Accelerated Reader), Lexile score or reading level
Simple start with easy single sign-on access with existing school credentials.
Multilingual interface in up to 10 languages, plus bilingual titles, world language picture books and more​
Sora Extras provide access to learning resources.

Tools to prepare your young adult readers for the next step.​

Get your readers ready for the next level with books and tools to increase their deep reading skills.

Annotations lets you export notes and highlights.
Active reading keeps students seamlessly engaged.
Reading progress automatically syncs across devices.
Customize reading features like fonts, text sizes and more.
Inclusive titles, books to aid your students’ SEL and more​
Prepare students for computerized testing
Download titles for offline access.
Sora Extras provide access to learning resources.

Sora also supports learning personalization​

No two readers are the same, which is why Sora includes features to help meet their unique needs.

Dyslexic font available.
High contrast mode improves readability and app navigation.
Screen reader support following WCAG guidelines.
Read-Alongs, audiobooks, magazines, graphic novels, Hi-Lo books and content leveling​
Gauge text difficulty to determine which books are right for your students​
Multilingual interface in 10 languages, plus hundreds of authentic and translated world language texts​
Adjust Narrative Speed

Features designed for your youngest readers

Build reading confidence and establish the foundations for a lifelong love of books with these features and tools.

Tools to prepare your young adult readers for the next step.​

Get your readers ready for the next level with books and tools to increase their deep reading skills.

Sora also supports learning personalization​

No two readers are the same, which is why Sora includes features to help meet their unique needs.

Support your curriculum, gain critical data insights, streamline your edtech and more with Sora.​

Enhance Curriculum

Enhance Curriculum

Assign titles, purchase Class Sets, use content bundles to reserve titles for a class or select students and more to support your school’s required and supplemental reading units, whether you prescribe your own or align with an HQIM program.​

See the EL Education Title List​

Reporting

Reporting

Leverage school- or student-level data like books read, total reading time, average time per session and more to help maximize your return on investment.​

Download a Sample Report

Integrate

Integrate

Integrate Sora with your learning management system or student information system, including Google Classroom, ClassLink, and Schoology.​

Support

Support

Sora includes dedicated support for your entire school community: implementation, curation, training, marketing and outreach and more.​

See Sora in Action

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Partner with your public library

With Public Library CONNECT, students can browse, search and borrow age-appropriate titles from their local public library’s digital collection. ​

  • Seamless access to more ebooks and audiobooks to encourage reading​
  • Connects students with community resources ​
  • When the public library has opted in, students can borrow using their school credentials – no library card necessary​
PUBLIC LIBRARY CONNECT video

See why libraries are excited about Public Library CONNECT

“Public Library CONNECT is the path forward for all school districts, whether large or small, in building a quality digital collection. Not only does it automatically expand your collection, it creates a powerful relationship with your local public library. It is a win-win for both library systems because it increases usage across the board.”

Tom Nixon

Library Services Manager at Fresno Unified School District (CA)

Join a live product walk-through to learn more

With Sora, educators can give every student access to the right books, on any device.​

Ready for more in-depth discovery of Sora? Join a live product walk-through, where you’ll learn how Sora can support reading in your district, offering affordable customization of your school’s digital collection. You’ll have the chance to ask questions in real-time, with opportunities for follow-up.​

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