Here are some helpful resources for setting up your SORA account in order to download our ebooks and audio books. Remember that your "library card number" is your student id or lunch number. Happy Reading!
When video game fanatic Marty, who is ten, arrives in a new town, his worst fear is being labeled a "dork" until the robotic dog he finds catches the attention of a mad scientist. Audio and ebook.
Because of the Rabbit by Cynthia Lord
Call Number: FIC LOR
Publication Date: 2019-03-26
On the last night of summer, Emma and her Maine game warden father rescue a small domestic rabbit stuck in a fence; the very next day Emma starts fifth grade after years of being home schooled, excited and apprehensive about making new friends, but she is paired with Jack, a hyperactive boy, who does not seem to fit in with anyone--except that they share a love of animals, which draws them together, because of the rabbit. Audio and Ebook.
The Boy at the Back of the Class by Onjali Q. Raúf
Call Number: FIC RAU
Publication Date: 2019-08-06
When quiet, nine-year-old Ahmet arrives in their classroom, a boy and his friends fail to draw him out but try a new plan after learning he is a Syrian refugee. Ebook.
Dear Justice League by Michael Northrop; Gustavo Duarte (Illustrator)
Call Number: 741.5 NOR
Publication Date: 2019-08-06
The greatest heroes in the DC Comics universe, the Justice League, answer mail from their biggest fans kids! Ebook.
A Drop of Hope by Keith Calabrese
Call Number: FIC CAL
Publication Date: 2019-02-26
Times are tough in the small town of Cliffs Donnelly, Ohio (sarcastically called If Only) especially for some of the kids at Rod Serling Middle School, but then an old dry
well suddenly begins to grant wishes, or so it seems--three of the students, Ernest Wilmette, Ryan Hardy, and Lizzy MacComber, know what is happening (but do they really?), because sometimes a good deed can make magic happen. Audio and ebook.
Gross As a Snot Otter by Jess Keating
Call Number: 590 KEA
Publication Date: 2019-10-29
Features seventeen of the grossest animals on earth. Ebook.
Inkling by Kenneth Oppel; Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC OPP
Publication Date: 2018-11-06
When an inkblot, who can write, listen, learn, and draw, jumps out of Mr. Rylance's sketchbook, Ethan believes he may be the answer to their problems and names him Inkling. Audio and ebook.
Just Like Rube Goldberg by Sarah Aronson; Robert Neubecker (Illustrator)
Call Number: 92 GOL
Publication Date: 2019-03-12
A biographical picture book that describes how Rube Goldberg followed his dreams to become an award-winning cartoonist, inventor, and even an adjective in the dictionary. Ebook.
Max and the Midknights by Lincoln Peirce
Call Number: FIC PEI
Publication Date: 2019-01-08
Max and a group of friends dubbed the Midknights go on a quest to rescue the Kingdom of Byjovia from the mean King Gastley! Ebook.
RICBA Titles Available on Sora
Nina Soni, Former Best Friend by Kashmira Sheth; Jenn Kocsmiersky (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC SHE
Publication Date: 1920-04-01
Organized but sometimes forgetful Nina has a lot to keep track of as she rushes to complete a school project, help with little sister Kavita's birthday party, and make up with best friend Jay. Ebook.
One-Third Nerd by Gennifer Choldenko; Églantine Ceulemans (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC CHO
Publication Date: 2019-01-29
Ten-year-old Liam and his two younger sisters, precocious third-grader Dakota and second-grader Izzy, who has Down syndrome, face the possibility of losing their beloved dog, Cupcake, who keeps urinating on their apartment's carpet
Over the Moon by Natalie Lloyd
Call Number: FIC LLO
Publication Date: 2019-03-26
To save her younger brother from being forced to work in the mines, twelve-year-old Mallie pretends to be a boy and learns to ride and train flying horses. Audio and ebook.
Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai (Illustrator)
Call Number: FIC LAI
Publication Date: 2019-05-14
Knowing very little English, eleven-year-old Jingwen feels like an alien when his family immigrates to Australia, but copes with loneliness and the loss of his father by baking elaborate cakes. Audio and ebook.
The Proudest Blue by Ibtihaj Muhammad; S. K. Ali; Hatem Aly (Illustrator)
Call Number: E MUH
Publication Date: 2019-09-10
Faizah relates how she feels on the first day her sister, sixth-grader Asiya, wears a hijab to school. Audio and ebook.
Scouts by Shannon Greenland; James Patterson (Foreword by)
Call Number: FIC GRE
Publication Date: 2019-07-23
The summer before seventh grade, five best friends sneak out to watch a meteor shower, but soon find themselves on the run from a violent mountain clan. Audio and ebook.
Shouting at the Rain by Lynda Mullaly Hunt
Call Number: FIC HUN
Publication Date: 2019-05-07
Delsie loves tracking the weather, living with her grandmother, and the support of friends and neighbors, but misses having a "regular family," especially after her best friend outgrows her. Audio and ebook.
The Undefeated by Kwame Alexander; Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
Call Number: 811 ALE
Publication Date: 2019-04-02
An ode to black American triumph and tribulation. Ebook.
Wildfire by Rodman Philbrick
Call Number: FIC PHI
Publication Date: 2019-09-03
Thirteen-year-old Sam Castine is at summer camp while his mother is in rehab, but when the camp is evacuated ahead of a fast moving wildfire, he makes the mistake of going back for his phone, and finds himself left behind, disoriented, and running for his life, together with a girl, Delphy, from a different camp. Finding an old jeep keeps them going, but in the wilds of Maine, there are only logging roads and the deadly crown fire is everywhere. Audio and ebook.