Lending Library FAQ

How can I order class sets of books while library service is suspended?

Facing History has partnered with Overdrive Education to offer a curated collection of ebook titles that supplement many of Facing History’s curricular resources. The titles are deeply discounted from the cover price, and are available to be delivered directly to student devices for 90 days.

Available titles include: 

  • All Souls: A Family Story from Southie – Michael MacDonald
  • Brown Girl Dreaming – Jacqueline Woodson
  • Enrique's Journey, Young Readers edition – Sonia Nazario
  • Farewell to Manzanar – Jeanne Wakatsuki
  • The Giver – Lois Lowry
  • Just Mercy, Young Readers edition – Bryan Stevenson
  • Night – Elie Wiesel
  • Outcasts United, Young Readers edition – Warren St. John 
  • Parallel Journeys – Eleanor Ayer
  • Red Scarf Girl – Ji-Li Jiang
  • Somewhere There is Still a Sun – Michael Gruenbaum
  • The Sunflower – Simon Wiesenthal
  • To Kill a Mockingbird – Harper Lee
  • Wonder – RJ Palacio
  • The Bear that Wasn't – Frank Tashlin
  • Warriors Don't Cry – Melba Pattillo Beals

Please use this order form to quickly and easily order the materials directly through Overdrive Education. If your school or district does not already have a Sora account, you can use this form to set up a free account, and quickly gain access to the Sora reading platform for your students. For additional support setting up a Sora account or ordering resources, please visit Sora HelpAfter completing the form, please email to [email protected] or return by fax to 1-216-573-6889.

How can I get help with recommendations for resources for my classroom, or help finding and accessing what I need? 

The Facing History educator support team is eager to help you with whatever questions you may have. Please get in touch via live chat from our website, or via email at [email protected].

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