OverDrive Acquires TeachingBooks

The acquisition adds TeachingBooks' curated supplemental materials to OverDrive Education's Sora app and platform.

OverDrive has acquired TeachingBooks.net. The acquisition adds TeachingBooks' curated supplemental materialsincluding literacy and standards connections, booklists and collection analysis, teaching ideas, diverse books toolkit, readers' advisory, vocabulary lists, and interactive gamesto OverDrive Education's Sora app and platform.

"TeachingBooks has compiled and created one of the most valuable collections of resources for the books that are essential for student reading," OverDrive founder and CEO Steve Potash said in a statement announcing the deal. "OverDrive's Marketplace, the largest catalog of digital books for student reading programs, combined with TeachingBooks' vast catalog of supplemental materials, provides educators and librarians a single source for both assigned curriculum and self-selected reading."

Read the full press release below.


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