Nothing has been the same for Daniel Sartain since that morning in the woods when Uncle Clay went down. Mom tries to hold the family together. Mrs. Hardy, Daniel’s guidance counselor, tries to help after Daniel loses his role model and best friend. Daniel’s alcoholic father just makes the situation worse. The memory of that cold morning will stay with Daniel forever. But somehow, he must find a way to go on . . . for Uncle Clay . . . and most of all, for himself.
In Gone From These Woods, author Donny Bailey Seagraves, an Athens, Georgia native, deftly illustrates the culture and tradition of the American rural South and how one boy must learn to navigate this world.
Gone From These Woods
Donny Bailey Seagraves
Donny Bailey Seagraves is an American author living in Athens, Georgia, USA. She has been a freelance writer for many years. Her debut middle grade novel, Gone From These Woods, was published by Penguin Random House. When she’s not writing, Donny works in her business Junebug Books and Collectibles. To find out more, visit Donny’s About Me page or her FAQs page. Got questions or comments? Send Donny an email.