My Secret Diary: Dating, Dancing, Dreams and Dilemmas

Best-loved author Jacqueline Wilson continues the captivating story of her life with this gripping account of her teenage years – school life, first love, friends, family and everything! With real-life extracts from her actual secret diaries, as well as the stories she wrote in her teens, it’s a fascinating picture of what this favourite author was like when she was young. Find out which songs Jacky danced to and how she wore her hair; read about her troubled school life, her budding talent for writing, and how she dealt with problems at home. Written with Jacky’s matchless warmth and wisdom, this is a fascinating look at a talented teen’s inner life, and at everyday life in the Fifties and Sixties. So if you love Jacqueline Wilson’s fiction, don’t miss her essential true-life story!

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    it is quiet a good book about Jacqueline Wilson’s life as a teenager

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    i need this book cause i love jackies book! literally everyone loves her of course! duh shes like amazing! i will love it!

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    This book tells us about Jacqueline Wilsons life as a teen and is written like her other books. It’s a good read

    9 March 2013

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    Jacqueline Wilson

    Former Children’s Laureate Jacqueline Wilson is one of the UK’s best-known living children’s authors.


    Jacqueline has won loads of awards, including the prestigious Children’s Laureate 2005-2007, two British Book Awards Children’s Books of the Year for Girls in Tears and The Illustrated Mum, and the Guardian prize for The Illustrated Mum. In a poll to find the Nation’s Favourite Children’s Book Double Act was voted 10th and was the only contemporary title in the top ten.

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