Sunday, July 27, 2008

“Other, Others, Otherwise”

The English version of first four books of Children’s Project by Lyudmila Ulitskaya “Other, Others, Otherwise” is available online from UNESCO. They are the result of a UNESCO project which seeks to promote the ideas of cultural diversity, intercultural and interreligious dialogue, tolerance and to prevent discrimination among teenagers and their parents.

The author of “Other, Others, Otherwise” is a well-known Russian novelist. Ludmila Ulitskaya has won many literary prizes, both All-Russia and International.

The four books were intended for children aged 10–13. They have been translated into English and are being disseminated among European libraries. Some of regions of Russia have already introduced these books to the school extra curricula activities, adding guidance to the teachers and parents in their use.

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