Annemarie is becoming more worried as the book proceeds because she’s knowing more about the Nazis and what they are doing in her town. When she first encountered the soldiers she got kind of nervous because she never has spoken to a Nazi before. As the book continues Annemarie learns why the Nazis are here. Later in the book Nazis stumble across their house and come in as they investigate. When they investigated Annemarie’s room she was scared to have Ellen so she took of her necklace as the two German soldiers investigate her house.She is terrified as the two soldiers approach her and Ellen.