Summer Reading

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Summer reading is so important to keep learning going and to let imaginations run free! We are thrilled to make more e-books and audiobooks for all ages available for free this summer to all DOE families, and it’s easier than ever to access them.

Sora

Students can read eBooks and listen to audiobooks through the DOE using the eBook reader, Sora. Sora is available to all New York City public school students. You just need your DOE account name and password

The Sora app is available on DOE-issued iPads and can also be downloaded to any internet-enabled device. You can also also access Sora in a web browser.

On Your Device

  1. Download the free Sora app for iOS or Android
  2. Tap “I have a setup code”
  3. Type: NYCSCHOOLS
  4. Tap the “Sign in using New York City Department of Education” button
  5. Enter your DOE account ID and password (your @nycstudents.net account)

In Your Browser

  1. Go to the DOE Sora website
  2. Click the “Sign in using New York City Department of Education” button
  3. Enter your DOE account ID and password (your @nycstudents.net account)

The New York City School Library System

The New York City School Library System has curated a collection of K-12 fiction and non-fiction eBooks. Visit GalePages.com to view the complete collection. To access the eBooks, please email libraries@schools.nyc.gov to request a password.

Printable Guides

Below are printable guides on summer reading resources and apps. 

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