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What Kind of Love?: The Diary of a Pregnant Teenager

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In a flash, Valerie's world comes tumbling down. Talented pretty and popular. She was enjoying life and planing her future. She and Peter, the love of her life, were sharing their dreams. Now she and Peter share a problem...

Except it turns out to be Val's problem. Peter says he loves her, but he has to finish school, go to college, get on with his life. Valerie wishes she
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Paperback, 176 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by HarperTeen (first published April 28th 1995)
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Brenda
Feb 17, 2009 Brenda rated it really liked it
What Kind of Love? The Diary of A Pregnant Teenager
This book had its up and downs and I liked, but then again there were parts when I thought this book had no point. At times I felt sorry for Valerie, but at others I was mad she deserved what she was going though and what kind of person still thinks they’re pregnant at 4 months! Valerie, a fifteen year old girl, thinks she has fallen in love with a guy named Peter. When u fall in love, or at least think you did, you do stuff you never expected!!
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Patricia (Patricia's Particularity)
What Kind of Love? offers honest insight into the life of a teenager who is learning the reality of being pregnant. Valerie is a talented violinist, and good student, a good daughter, friend and girlfriend. The old saying "it only takes one time, even your first time" is true for Valerie. After having sex for the first time with Peter, Valeria finds herself pregnant at the age of fifteen. Despite her attempts to keep it a secret, soon everyone knows and Valerie's life is literally turned upside ...more
Taylor Pet
Mar 21, 2013 Taylor Pet rated it it was amazing
Recently I have been attempting to choose books that are more out of my usual picks, which is how I came to this book. I read the novel What Kind of Love by Sheila Cole.

This novel starts out like a teenage love story. Valerie is a normal high school girl who falls for a boy named Peter Winder. Eventually they decide that they are in love and ready to take the next step in their relationship. Without me providing too much detail, I will just say that Valerie becomes pregnant. Eventually things g
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Gloria A.
Valerie the narrator of the book her world comes crumbling down. She is popular and talented in music. Hoping to start a music career in the future. Her and Peter, the love of her life (Boyfriend), sharing there love for each other they now shared another thing in common which is Val being pregnant. Both still young not knowthing what to do.

But instead of it being both of there problem it turns out to be Val's problem alone for a while. Peter says he loves her, but he wants to finish school, a
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Savannah
Apr 14, 2011 Savannah rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought this book was really good and in some ways sad. It was really fun to read and interesting. I was kind of mad when she didn't keep her baby and I was also mad when Peter said he wasn't gonna come back. I liked the fact that she went to a new school and met people that were going through the same problem.
Elisabeth Reyes
Apr 24, 2008 Elisabeth Reyes rated it it was amazing
The most beautiful thing that I learn about how the young girl love school. I also learn that she loves music and that dont gave up an her problems and like the book because it help me keep up in our problems
Cristy  Villanueva
what I learned about this book was that you should always think twice before doing something in other words just think about the consecuenses =D
Jamie Deavours
Jan 24, 2013 Jamie Deavours rated it really liked it
I read this book in my preteens and boy did it scare me. I think all young girls should read a book to this effect.
Nicki
Nov 10, 2010 Nicki rated it it was amazing
I borrowed this from my friend's mom. (Sad, I know.) But it was a great read.
Linda
Sep 07, 2010 Linda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
It kept me wanting to read more and find out more. I'ts a strong book.
Cailey
May 10, 2009 Cailey rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Not to be a teenager mother
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cute!
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