7 Summer Reading Tips + Free Bookmarks

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Summer reading programs are more important than ever this year. Experts say that the challenges of coronavirus and online learning mean kids may return to school this fall with only 70% of the reading gains achieved in typical school years.* We’ve got tips to help kids (and parents) stay on track.

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Virtual Graduation Tips

Congratulations Class of 2020

After a history-making spring, graduation looks different for many members of the class of 2020. You can still create the meaningful, memorable celebration your child deserves. Whether you’re marking your student’s completion of college, high school or even middle or elementary school, make it matter. From ceremony to diploma to party, we’ve got virtual graduation ideas for you.

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Small Business Spotlight

Small Business Spotlight

Having started just ten years ago as a ten-person Seattle start-up, Zulily knows and loves small local businesses. In the last decade, we’ve helped many companies grow up along with us. This spring, Zulily, in partnership with our sister brands QVC and HSN and the National Retail Federation Foundation, is working to lend a helping hand to small business owners facing unprecedented challenges. The Small Business Spotlight project enables us to showcase some of America’s finest small businesses.

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Letter Writing: Tips & Fun Facts for Families

Sometimes a handwritten letter or card is just the thing to lift someone’s spirits. Letter writing benefits the sender as you organize your thoughts to share with another person. Letters are personal. Letters make you slow down and think about what you want to say. And they can be saved to read again and again. Even in our modern age of smart phones and social media, everyone from homeschooled kids to busy adults can enjoy writing a letter.

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