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A Message from Amy Mackenzie: I Have Exciting News

I’m super excited to finally be making this announcement!

Earlier this year we started to release a major update to the resources on  The new resources were made available to you under the “ New BookPagez Resources” tab in your Member Area.

I also sent you an email telling you about the changes to your resources.  If you don’t remember the email, or would like to refresh your memory, you can read it here.

Since then, we’ve been hard at work building abetter website for you. And now, that website is just about ready for you to use!

The new website makes it easier for you to

  • Search and sort your resources
  • Preview the resources before you print
  • Save your resources using our brand new virtual file cabinet (super excited about this feature!)
  • Find helpful blog posts full of ideas to help you teach with trade books
  • Share the smart ways you’re using the resources with other teachers in our community

Along with our upgraded look and better functionality, we’ve also decided to upgrade our name!  We will now be operating at

Because you are a member of, your membership will transfer to  There will be no additional fees and no changes to the terms of your subscription.

Beginning on Wednesday, July 27th, you will be able to log into with your current username and password.

But in the meantime, here’s a pic of our new logo:

And a sneak peek at the new sorting functionality in the Resource Library where you can search by title or author and sort by grade level, reading level, and comprehension strategy:

We’re super excited about this change and can’t wait to share the new website and resources with you!

If you have any questions please feel free to email me.  I’m always happy to help. You can email me directly here:

With warm regards,

Amy Mackenzie