Gudrun Pausewang


Born
in Wichstadtl, Czech Republic
March 03, 1928

Died
January 23, 2020

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Gudrun Pausewang (1928 - 2020) was a German writer of children's and teen fiction, also noted in science fiction for young-adult novels like The Last Children of Schewenborn.

Pausewang was born in Eastern Bohemia of German ancestry and after World War II her family settled in the former West Germany. She later became a teacher and taught in Germany's foreign school services in South America. She has written 86 novels with many of them involving the Third World and environmental concerns.

She has won several awards, including the German Federal Cross of Merit, the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis and the Kurd-Laßwitz-Preis for The Cloud in 1988.

She was the older sister of Freya Pausewang.
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“Wer nochmal davongekommen ist, mag sich nicht dauernd dran erinnern lassen, dass andere weniger Glück hatten. Dass sie auf Hilfe angewiesen sind. Und ein Recht auf Hilfe haben!”
Gudrun Pausewang, Die Wolke

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