For Teachers

My children’s middle grade novel, Gone From These Woods, was published as a Delacorte Press hardback in 2009 by Random House (now Penguin Random House), and in 2011 as a Yearling paperback. It is out of print in hardback and paperback editions, but is still available as an ebook by Penguin Random House and can be purchased online on sites such as You may also find copies of the hardback and paperback editions there for purchase from third-part sellers.

Gone From These Woods Random House Delacorte Press Hardback Edition
Gone From These Woods Yearling Random House Paperback Edition

GFTW Resources for Teachers

  • Author Visits – I am currently not doing in person author visits. If you are interested in a virtual visit, contact me.
  • Young Readers and Writers – Read about my favorite book from childhood, Luke Kitson, the boy on the cover of Gone From These Woods and how I became a kid writer.
  • Random House Catalog Information on Gone From These Woods.
  • Discussion Questions on Gone From These Woods.
  • Find out more about author Donny Bailey Seagraves here and in Something About the Author, Volume 224, Facts and Figures About Authors and Illustrators of Books for Young People and in Contemporary Authors, Volume 311, published by Gale.

Contact Donny Bailey Seagraves

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