Eliza Bing Is (not) A Big, Fat Quitter by Carmella Van VleetEliza Bing Is (not) A Big, Fat Quitter by Carmella Van Vleet

Eliza Bing Is (not) A Big, Fat Quitter

byCarmella Van Vleet

Paperback | September 5, 2017

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Eliza has had many hobbies in her eleven years... and most of them haven't lasted very long.

After she and her friend Tony create a baking business for a class project, Eliza becomes certain that cake decorating is her destiny. Her parents insist that the summer "Cakes with Caroline" class is too expensive—especially given Eliza's history of quickly losing interest in things.

Desperate to show them that she can be diligent, Eliza volunteers to take her brother's unwanted spot in a taekwondo class. At first, she has absolutely no interest in martial arts, and the focus and discipline of taekwondo is a huge challenge for her since she has ADHD.  To make things worse, mean girl Madison shows up in class.

Eliza is tempted to drop out, but a true martial artist never quits. Can she rise to the challenge?

A 2015 Christopher Award Winner in the Books for Young People Category
Carmella Van Vleet is a former kindergarten teacher and the author of eight hands-on science and history books for children. Eliza Bing Is (NOT) a Big Fat Quitter is her first novel. It was inspired by her daughter, who, like Eliza, has ADHD and discovered a new passion when she took up martial arts. Despite being a fan of cake decorat...
Title:Eliza Bing Is (not) A Big, Fat QuitterFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 8.25 × 5.48 × 0.47 inPublished:September 5, 2017Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823438783

ISBN - 13:9780823438785


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Humorous read My daughter thoroughly enjoyed this book. She is currently in Taekwondo so she was able to relate to Eliza in the book. It was a humerous read with Eliza’s antics throughout the book.
Date published: 2018-03-06