November 23, 2017

The Advocate's Toolbox

How Denise Sumida Won the SLJ Buzz Award for Her Library

Inventive and quietly determined, Pearl Harbor Elementary School librarian Denise Sumida uses high tech to foster a culture of deep readers.

This article was published in School Library Journal's December 2014 issue. Subscribe today and save up to 35% off the regular subscription rate.

SLJ Announces the Buzz Student Reading Award

The upcoming SLJ Buzz Award, sponsored by Brain Hive, recognizes K–12 school library programs that are developing innovative new ways to raise awareness of reading by bringing students digital learning activities that increase reading, improve engagement, spark social interaction, and inspire a lifelong love of reading to help kids reach their full potential.