The Circlemaker

Maxine Rose Schur

By Authority of Czar Nicholas, the families of Molovsk are to present their sons for induction into the military.The terms of conscription is 25 years. The Czar’s soldiers are riding into villages throughout Russia, seizing boys for the military. Mendel knows that he too will be taken – unless he can escape. The woods are filled with bounty hunters, and the border is heavily guarded by armed soldiers. Can Mendel cross the border to Hungary – and to freedom?


  1. Kirkus Reviews

    The genuinely evoked setting and circumstances and the plucky boy’s narrow escapes compel attention.

  2. San Francisco Chronicle

    Taut and tender…pages seem to turn themselves.

  3. Booklist

    An exciting story of terror and disguise, of leaving home and outwitting the enemy.

  4. Publishers Weekly

    Atmospheric and suspenseful… maintaining an edge-of-the-seat tension until the very last words.

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