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Getting Started with Sora

How to Get Started with Sora from Overdrive

Sora the student reading appAccess audiobooks and eBooks anytime, anywhere for free with Sora, the student reading app. 



Step 1

Install the Sora app from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store, or go to

Step 2

In Sora, find your school (Calvert County Schools), then select Calvert County Schools (6-12).

Step 3

Log in with your school ID (ex: followed by your password.

Step 4

Browse the Explore tab and borrow a book. Your book will open so you can start reading right away.

Step 5

View your Shelf to see all your books (including assignments). 

  • Click Open Book or Open Audiobook to read or listen to the book.
  • Click Options to renew or return the book, get to your notes and highlights, and more.

Need help? Please ask Ms. Jones or visit Sora Help!

Book Reviews from CNN

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Keeper of Lost Cities book cover

Song for a Whale book cover

Calvert Library

Calvert Library CRAB Card

All Calvert County Public School students have special Calvert Library accounts.
Username is calv and student ID (ex: calv12345)
Password is 8 digit birthdate (mmddyyyy)

Virtual CRAB cards give every student access to:

2022 Black Eyed Susan Award Nominees

Black Eyed Susan Awards

The Black-Eyed Susan Nominees are available in the WHMS Library.  Read three or more and cast your vote for your favorite!
The winners for 2021-2022 are:

Grades 6-9 – Wink by Rob Harrell
Graphic Novels Grades 6-9 – The Magic Fish by Trung Le Nguyen 

The purpose of the Black-Eyed Susan Book Award Program is to promote life-long reading habits by encouraging students to read and enjoy quality contemporary literature that broadens understanding of the human experience.

Nominee Chapter Books for 2021-2022

Go to Follett and the Maryland Black Eyed Susan List


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