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LOLA

Lola is one woman’s tale about coming out from behind the shadows of men and exerting her power in order to survive in her violent, dark, unforgiving world dominated by heinous men, drugs, and gangs. Story telling at its best. Los Angeles’ undercurrents described in insightful and focused language. Lola is an exciting addition to the literary cast of characters of a complex, dark and powerful city.

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Hear Our Voice

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THE FIRST ACTION

Write a postcard to your Senators about what matters most to you – and how you’re going to continue to fight for it in the days, weeks and months ahead.

You can do it alone, or consider inviting some friends, neighbors to talk about your experience.

Take Action: Send a postcard to your Senators
Write down your thoughts. Pour your heart out on any issue that you care about, whether it’s ending gender-based violence, reproductive rights and women’s health, LGBTQ+ rights, worker’s rights, civil rights, immigrant rights, religious freedom, environmental justice or anything else.

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Feather Quote Bookmarks

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Free Printable Feather Bookmarks help you remember where you left off in any story. Each bookmark features a quote by a famous author that will inspire you each time you open your book. With 3 quotes to choose from, you can match the quotes to the theme of your book whether it’s a love story, a memoir or even an adventure theme.All you have to do is click the link below.

https://www.botanicalpaperworks.com/blog/read,article/557/free-printable-feather-quote-bookmarks

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SYNONYMS FOR WORDS COMMONLY USED IN STUDENTS’ WRITINGS

  • Amazing– incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary
  • Anger– enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden
  • Angry– mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed
  • Answer– reply, respond, retort, acknowledge
  • Ask– question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz
  • Awful– dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant
  • Bad– evil, immoral, wicked, corrupt, sinful, depraved, rotten, contaminated, spoiled, tainted, harmful, injurious, unfavorable, defective, inferior, imperfect, substandard, faulty, improper, inappropriate, unsuitable, disagreeable, unpleasant, cross, nasty, unfriendly, irascible, horrible, atrocious, outrageous, scandalous, infamous, wrong, noxious, sinister, putrid, snide, deplorable, dismal, gross, heinous, nefarious, base, obnoxious, detestable, despicable, contemptible, foul, rank, ghastly, execrable
  • Beautiful – pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive, gorgeous, dazzling, splendid, magnificent, comely, fair, ravishing, graceful, elegant, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, pleasing, shapely, delicate, stunning, glorious, heavenly, resplendent, radiant, glowing, blooming, sparkling
  • Begin – start, open, launch, initiate, commence, inaugurate, originate
  • Big – enormous, huge, immense, gigantic, vast, colossal, gargantuan, large, sizable, grand, great, tall, substantial, mammoth, astronomical, ample, broad, expansive, spacious, stout, tremendous, titanic, mountainous
  • Brave – courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid, plucky, daring, heroic, valorous, audacious, bold, gallant, valiant, doughty, mettlesome
  • Break – fracture, rupture, shatter, smash, wreck, crash, demolish, atomize
  • Bright – shining, shiny, gleaming, brilliant, sparkling, shimmering, radiant, vivid, colorful, lustrous, luminous, incandescent, intelligent, knowing, quick-witted, smart, intellectual
  • Calm – quiet, peaceful, still, tranquil, mild, serene, smooth, composed, collected, unruffled, level-headed, unexcited, detached, aloof
  • Come – approach, advance, near, arrive, reach
  • Cool – chilly, cold, frosty, wintry, icy, frigid
  • Crooked – bent, twisted, curved, hooked, zigzag
  • Cry – shout, yell, yowl, scream, roar, bellow, weep, wail, sob, bawl
  • Cut – gash, slash, prick, nick, sever, slice, carve, cleave, slit, chop, crop, lop, reduce
  • Dangerous – perilous, hazardous, risky, uncertain, unsafe
  • Dark – shadowy, unlit, murky, gloomy, dim, dusky, shaded, sunless, black, dismal, sad
  • Decide – determine, settle, choose, resolve
  • Definite – certain, sure, positive, determined, clear, distinct, obvious
  • Delicious – savory, delectable, appetizing, luscious, scrumptious, palatable, delightful, enjoyable, toothsome, exquisite
  • Describe – portray, characterize, picture, narrate, relate, recount, represent, report, record
  • Destroy – ruin, demolish, raze, waste, kill, slay, end, extinguish
  • Difference – disagreement, inequity, contrast, dissimilarity, incompatibility
  • Do – execute, enact, carry out, finish, conclude, effect, accomplish, achieve, attain
  • Dull – boring, tiring„ tiresome, uninteresting, slow, dumb, stupid, unimaginative, lifeless, dead, insensible, tedious, wearisome, listless, expressionless, plain, monotonous, humdrum, dreary
  • Eager – keen, fervent, enthusiastic, involved, interested, alive to
  • End – stop, finish, terminate, conclude, close, halt, cessation, discontinuance
  • Enjoy – appreciate, delight in, be pleased, indulge in, luxuriate in, bask in, relish, devour, savor, like
  • Explain – elaborate, clarify, define, interpret, justify, account for
  • Fair – just, impartial, unbiased, objective, unprejudiced, honest
  • Fall – drop, descend, plunge, topple, tumble
  • False – fake, fraudulent, counterfeit, spurious, untrue, unfounded, erroneous, deceptive, groundless, fallacious
  • Famous – well-known, renowned, celebrated, famed, eminent, illustrious, distinguished, noted, notorious
  • Fast – quick, rapid, speedy, fleet, hasty, snappy, mercurial, swiftly, rapidly, quickly, snappily, speedily, lickety-split, posthaste, hastily, expeditiously, like a flash
  • Fat – stout, corpulent, fleshy, beefy, paunchy, plump, full, rotund, tubby, pudgy, chubby, chunky, burly, bulky, elephantine
  • Fear – fright, dread, terror, alarm, dismay, anxiety, scare, awe, horror, panic, apprehension
  • Fly – soar, hover, flit, wing, flee, waft, glide, coast, skim, sail, cruise
  • Funny – humorous, amusing, droll, comic, comical, laughable, silly
  • Get – acquire, obtain, secure, procure, gain, fetch, find, score, accumulate, win, earn, rep, catch, net, bag, derive, collect, gather, glean, pick up, accept, come by, regain, salvage
  • Go – recede, depart, fade, disappear, move, travel, proceed
  • Good – excellent, fine, superior, wonderful, marvelous, qualified, suited, suitable, apt, proper, capable, generous, kindly, friendly, gracious, obliging, pleasant, agreeable, pleasurable, satisfactory, well-behaved, obedient, honorable, reliable, trustworthy, safe, favorable, profitable, advantageous, righteous, expedient, helpful, valid, genuine, ample, salubrious, estimable, beneficial, splendid, great, noble, worthy, first-rate, top-notch, grand, sterling, superb, respectable, edifying
  • Great – noteworthy, worthy, distinguished, remarkable, grand, considerable, powerful, much, mighty
  • Gross – improper, rude, coarse, indecent, crude, vulgar, outrageous, extreme, grievous, shameful, uncouth, obscene, low
  • Happy – pleased, contented, satisfied, delighted, elated, joyful, cheerful, ecstatic, jubilant, gay, tickled, gratified, glad, blissful, overjoyed
  • Hate – despise, loathe, detest, abhor, disfavor, dislike, disapprove, abominate
  • Have – hold, possess, own, contain, acquire, gain, maintain, believe, bear, beget, occupy, absorb, fill, enjoy
  • Help – aid, assist, support, encourage, back, wait on, attend, serve, relieve, succor, benefit, befriend, abet
  • Hide – conceal, cover, mask, cloak, camouflage, screen, shroud, veil
  • Hurry – rush, run, speed, race, hasten, urge, accelerate, bustle
  • Hurt – damage, harm, injure, wound, distress, afflict, pain
  • Idea – thought, concept, conception, notion, understanding, opinion, plan, view, belief
  • Important – necessary, vital, critical, indispensable, valuable, essential, significant, primary, principal, considerable, famous, distinguished, notable, well-known
  • Interesting – fascinating, engaging, sharp, keen, bright, intelligent, animated, spirited, attractive, inviting, intriguing, provocative, though-provoking, challenging, inspiring, involving, moving, titillating, tantalizing, exciting, entertaining, piquant, lively, racy, spicy, engrossing, absorbing, consuming, gripping, arresting, enthralling, spellbinding, curious, captivating, enchanting, bewitching, appealing
  • Keep – hold, retain, withhold, preserve, maintain, sustain, support
  • Kill – slay, execute, assassinate, murder, destroy, cancel, abolish
  • Lazy – indolent, slothful, idle, inactive, sluggish
  • Little – tiny, small, diminutive, shrimp, runt, miniature, puny, exiguous, dinky, cramped, limited, itsy-bitsy, microscopic, slight, petite, minute
  • Look – gaze, see, glance, watch, survey, study, seek, search for, peek, peep, glimpse, stare, contemplate, examine, gape, ogle, scrutinize, inspect, leer, behold, observe, view, witness, perceive, spy, sight, discover, notice, recognize, peer, eye, gawk, peruse, explore
  • Love – like, admire, esteem, fancy, care for, cherish, adore, treasure, worship, appreciate, savor
  • Make – create, originate, invent, beget, form, construct, design, fabricate, manufacture, produce, build, develop, do, effect, execute, compose, perform, accomplish, earn, gain, obtain, acquire, get
  • Mark – label, tag, price, ticket, impress, effect, trace, imprint, stamp, brand, sign, note, heed, notice, designate
  • Mischievous – prankish, playful, naughty, roguish, waggish, impish, sportive
  • Move – plod, go, creep, crawl, inch, poke, drag, toddle, shuffle, trot, dawdle, walk, traipse, mosey, jog, plug, trudge, slump, lumber, trail, lag, run, sprint, trip, bound, hotfoot, high-tail, streak, stride, tear, breeze, whisk, rush, dash, dart, bolt, fling, scamper, scurry, skedaddle, scoot, scuttle, scramble, race, chase, hasten, hurry, hump, gallop, lope, accelerate, stir, budge, travel, wander, roam, journey, trek, ride, spin, slip, glide, slide, slither, coast, flow, sail, saunter, hobble, amble, stagger, paddle, slouch, prance, straggle, meander, perambulate, waddle, wobble, pace, swagger, promenade, lunge
  • Moody – temperamental, changeable, short-tempered, glum, morose, sullen, mopish, irritable, testy, peevish, fretful, spiteful, sulky, touchy
  • Neat – clean, orderly, tidy, trim, dapper, natty, smart, elegant, well-organized, super, desirable, spruce, shipshape, well-kept, shapely
  • New – fresh, unique, original, unusual, novel, modern, current, recent
  • Old – feeble, frail, ancient, weak, aged, used, worn, dilapidated, ragged, faded, broken-down, former, old-fashioned, outmoded, passe, veteran, mature, venerable, primitive, traditional, archaic, conventional, customary, stale, musty, obsolete, extinct
  • Part – portion, share, piece, allotment, section, fraction, fragment
  • Place – space, area, spot, plot, region, location, situation, position, residence, dwelling, set, site, station, status, state
  • Plan – plot, scheme, design, draw, map, diagram, procedure, arrangement, intention, device, contrivance, method, way, blueprint
  • Popular – well-liked, approved, accepted, favorite, celebrated, common, current
  • Predicament – quandary, dilemma, pickle, problem, plight, spot, scrape, jam
  • Put – place, set, attach, establish, assign, keep, save, set aside, effect, achieve, do, build
  • Quiet – silent, still, soundless, mute, tranquil, peaceful, calm, restful
  • Right – correct, accurate, factual, true, good, just, honest, upright, lawful, moral, proper, suitable, apt, legal, fair
  • Run – race, speed, hurry, hasten, sprint, dash, rush, escape, elope, flee
  • Say/Tell – inform, notify, advise, relate, recount, narrate, explain, reveal, disclose, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, enlighten, instruct, insist, teach, train, direct, issue, remark, converse, speak, affirm, suppose, utter, negate, express, verbalize, voice, articulate, pronounce, deliver, convey, impart, assert, state, allege, mutter, mumble, whisper, sigh, exclaim, yell, sing, yelp, snarl, hiss, grunt, snort, roar, bellow, thunder, boom, scream, shriek, screech, squawk, whine, philosophize, stammer, stutter, lisp, drawl, jabber, protest, announce, swear, vow, content, assure, deny, dispute
  • Scared – afraid, frightened, alarmed, terrified, panicked, fearful, unnerved, insecure, timid, shy, skittish, jumpy, disquieted, worried, vexed, troubled, disturbed, horrified, terrorized, shocked, petrified, haunted, timorous, shrinking, tremulous, stupefied, paralyzed, stunned, apprehensive
  • Show – display, exhibit, present, note, point to, indicate, explain, reveal, prove, demonstrate, expose
  • Slow – unhurried, gradual, leisurely, late, behind, tedious, slack
  • Stop – cease, halt, stay, pause, discontinue, conclude, end, finish, quit
  • Story – tale, myth, legend, fable, yarn, account, narrative, chronicle, epic, sage, anecdote, record, memoir
  • Strange – odd, peculiar, unusual, unfamiliar, uncommon, queer, weird, outlandish, curious, unique, exclusive, irregular
  • Take – hold, catch, seize, grasp, win, capture, acquire, pick, choose, select, prefer, remove, steal, lift, rob, engage, bewitch, purchase, buy, retract, recall, assume, occupy, consume
  • Tell – disclose, reveal, show, expose, uncover, relate, narrate, inform, advise, explain, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, recount, repeat
  • Think – judge, deem, assume, believe, consider, contemplate, reflect, mediate
  • Trouble – distress, anguish, anxiety, worry, wretchedness, pain, danger, peril, disaster, grief, misfortune, difficulty, concern, pains, inconvenience, exertion, effort
  • True – accurate, right, proper, precise, exact, valid, genuine, real, actual, trusty, steady, loyal, dependable, sincere, staunch
  • Ugly – hideous, frightful, frightening, shocking, horrible, unpleasant, monstrous, terrifying, gross, grisly, ghastly, horrid, unsightly, plain, homely, evil, repulsive, repugnant, gruesome
  • Unhappy – miserable, uncomfortable, wretched, heart-broken, unfortunate, poor, downhearted, sorrowful, depressed, dejected, melancholy, glum, gloomy, dismal, discouraged, sad
  • Use – employ, utilize, exhaust, spend, expend, consume, exercise
  • Wrong – incorrect, inaccurate, mistaken, erroneous, improper, unsuitable