The Ghost in Room 11

Front Cover
Holiday House, 1998 - Juvenile Fiction - 112 pages
3 Reviews
When his family moves to a small town near Milwaukee, Matt's efforts to fit into his new fourth-grade class are complicated by his poor spelling and his encounter with the ghost of one of the school's former teachers.

What people are saying - Write a review

Review: The Ghost in Room 11

User Review  - Kristine Pratt - Goodreads

Another solid ghost story by Betty Ren Wright. This time a boy tries to impress by telling lies at his new school. The problem comes that no one believes him when he says he's seen a ghost several ... Read full review

Review: The Ghost in Room 11

User Review  - Miles Nguyen - Goodreads

This book was about a kid named Matt that moves to a different school. One kid says the school is haunted and Matt doesn't believe him so Matt stays after school to see the ghost. After the janitor ... Read full review

About the author (1998)

Betty Ren Wright was born in Wakefield, Michigan on June 15, 1927. She graduated from Downer University and was the chief editor for Western Publishing for over 30 years. During her lifetime, she wrote numerous children's books including A Ghost in the Family, A Ghost in the House, The Ghost of Mercy Manor, Too Many Secrets, A Ghost Comes Calling, The Dollhouse Murders, The Secret Window, and Getting Rid of Marjorie. She also wrote thirty-five picture books. Her short stories appeared in Redbook, Ladies' Home Journal, Young Miss, and numerous other magazines. She died on December 31, 2013 at the age of 86.

Jacqueline Rogers was the youngest of six children in a family of artists. She cannot remember a time when she was not creating art. She studied painting and illustration at Rhode Island School of Design. By now she has illustrated more than ninety books for children. Publishers Weekly raves, "Rogers's comic flair informs every inch of her [illustration], especially the character sketches." She lives in Chatham, New York. You can visit her website at

Bibliographic information