Number the Stars
"Halte!" the soldier ordered in a stern voice.
The German word was as familiar as it was frightening. Annemarie had heard it often enough before, but it had never been directed at her until now. (1.9-10)
When they were almost home, Ellen whispered suddenly, "I was so scared."
"Me too," Annemarie whispered back. (1.38-39)
Ellen interrupted him. "Who might come? Will it be soldiers? Like the ones on the corners?" Annemarie remembered how terrified Ellen had looked the day when the soldier had questioned them on the corner. (4.76)