I've just returned from a quick overnight visit to Harrisonburg, Virginia to see a middle-school production of NUMBER THE STARS, part of their extensive and impressive Holocaust curriculum.  

And I got home to find copies of a new Japanese translation of THE GIVER waiting here for me. I often have not cared much for Japanese book jackets, which sometimes are cartoonish..  But this one is quite beautiful, I think: (although because it is white, it's hard to tell, here, where it begins and ends):

THE GIVER Japanese