K-12 Schools

Collection Development: Recommended Reading

Our Digital Content Librarians create recommended lists and catalogs with the best hand-picked titles to optimize your K-12 school library’s collection. Visit OverDrive Marketplace to see more & shop the latest sales and promotions!

Questions? Contact educationteam@overdrive.com

    • 08/14/2023 – 09/30/2023

      Back to School Sale

      OverDrive's annual Back to School Sale is here! Save up to 50% on thousands of juvenile and young adult ebooks and audiobooks, on sale through September 30th. Find curated collections including new releases, diverse reads, decodables and phonics titles, social and emotional learning, and so much more!

    • 09/11/2023 – 10/13/2023

      Hispanic Heritage Month Sale

      Celebrate the histories, cultures, and contributions of Spanish speakers around the world and discover titles written by Latino authors that speak to the Latin American experience in the United States with savings on hundreds of featured titles during our annual Hispanic Heritage Month Sale, running now through October 13th. Update your digital collections with fiction and nonfiction titles for readers of all ages!

    • 09/18/2023 – 10/13/2023

      Halloween Horror Sale

      Shop and save on Halloween and horror reads for all ages, on sale up to 50% off through October 13th.

    • 09/18/2023 – 10/20/2023

      UK Black History Month Sale

      Save on hundreds of titles celebrating Black culture and authors from UK publishing before the sale ends October 20th.

    • 04/17/2023 – 10/20/2023

      Select HarperCollins Titles Now in OD Max

      Over 150 titles for all-ages are now available in OverDrive Max (MACU) from HarperCollins Publishing. This curated collection includes selections popular with readers and book clubs such as The Boardwalk Bookshop by Susan Mallery, The Round House by Louise Erdrich, and popular reads for kids with titles in the Warriors series from Erin Hunter and Big Nate series from Lincoln Pierce. Reduce wait times, create book clubs, and stock up for summer reading programs today! Titles will be available for purchase through October 20, 2023.

    • 08/14/2023 – 09/30/2023

      Summer of Suspense - Titles from Macmillan On Sale through 9/30

      Take advantage of discounted prices on select suspenseful and thrilling titles for kids and teens available from Macmillan. Find popular titles like Firekeeper's Daughter by Angeline Boulley, Sadie by Courtney Summers, Promise Boys by Nick Brooks, and so many more engaging reads for your patrons and students to round out their summers.

    • 09/01/2023 – 09/30/2023

      New & On Sale from Chronicle

      Take advantage of 35% savings on select titles from Chronicle, now through September 30, and see what's new and releasing soon from their catalog. Find cookbooks, arts and crafts titles, seasonal titles, self-improvement books, nonfiction for all ages, humor titles, and more to add to your digital collections today.

    • 09/01/2023 – 09/30/2023

      International Day of The Dot – Title On Sale for $1 All Month Long!

      The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds turns 20 this year! Fanciful illustrations and a read-along option entice everyone to unleash their creativity. Join us in celebrating this classic children's book with big savings – The Dot is $1 through the end of September!

    • 09/01/2023 – 09/30/2023

      Now Available - Indigenous Education Press

      Available for the first time on OverDrive, Indigenous Education Press is a First Nations owned publishing company offering titles for all ages. IEP publishes stories by well-known and new indigenous authors.

    • 09/01/2023 – 09/30/2023

      Over 7,500 Titles from Rowman & Littlefield Now Available in CPC

      Rowman & Littlefield now has over 7,500 titles from their catalog available in the Cost Per Circ lending model through OverDrive. Shop this great collection of the top 100 titles including crafts, memoir, biography, and more!

    • 09/01/2023 – 09/30/2023

      New Nonfiction Available from Oxford University Press

      Find new nonfiction for Fall 2023 available from Oxford University Press and add titles to your digital collections today!

    • 09/01/2023 – 09/30/2023

      New & On Sale from Kensington

      Shop and save all month long on select titles available from Kensington including seasonal cozy mysteries, book club picks, historical fiction, romance titles, and much more. Plus, be sure to check out new releases like the latest from Fern Michaels and John Gilstrap!

    • 09/01/2023 – 09/30/2023

      New Titles from Barefoot Books

      Share over 100 new titles from award-winning children's publisher Barefoot Books. These charmingly-illustrated ebooks draw children in while teaching global awareness and literacy skills – with new additions in Spanish!

    • 09/13/2023 – 10/11/2023

      25% Off Diverse Reads from Lerner Publishing Group

      Shop and save on select diverse titles for kids and teens with this curated list of audiobooks and ebooks available from Lerner Publishing Group, all on sale through October 11th.

    • 09/13/2023 – 10/06/2023

      30% Off Select Self-Help & Health Titles from Open Road

      Take advantage of discounted prices on ebooks covering health-related topics including self-help, family and relationships, grief and bereavement, sustainable living, and much more. Plus, be sure to check out "Sitting in Bars with Cake" – a title that focuses on cooking and searching for love which just recently released as a movie on a major streaming service. Purchase copies of the title today at 30% off and stock your shelves as interest in the movie ramps up over the next month!

    • 09/18/2023 – 10/30/2023

      Resources for Orange Shirt Day

      Help readers remember and recognize Orange Shirt Day with this curated list of indigenous stories and educational fiction and nonfiction titles. This collection from Canadian publishers provides resources for talking about Truth and Reconciliation with all ages.

    • 09/18/2023 – 10/20/2023

      Diverse Fiction & Nonfiction Titles from Abrams On Sale

      Take advantage of 25% savings on a collection of diverse reads for kids, teens, and adults available from Abrams. From picture books including Ada Twist, Scientist to personal memoirs, stock your digital shelves with titles that speak to a diverse audience.