Between Shades of Gray
By Ruta Sepetys
Jonas Vilkas is the brother of the protagonist, Lina Vilkas. He, too, is a protagonist as well as a dynamic character. Jonas at the beginning of the story is a small, quiet boy around the age ten. He was kind and generous as well as caring. He got scared very easily at the beginning of the story. He later transformed to a boy who was smart, and outgoing. He became brave and encouraging. He understands people well inorder to know how they felt. He has a weak immune system and gets sick.