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Look, I have art of them kissing even cuddling, but those are just linearts. Matthias: Nothing in life is free. Jesper: Friendship is free.
Wylan Van Eck
Children with ADHD and dyslexia need to see portraits of themselves in media that reflect reality. Luckily, even in the world of fantasy, there are engaging books depicting the true experience of students with learning differences. The story revolves around Kaz Brekker, a criminal prodigy with his eye on a deadly prize that could make him richer than his wildest dreams. He assembles a team of six outcasts to take on an impossible challenge. The books are tremendously written and feature tense action, tight plotting, and richly detailed characters. Readers with learning differences may find themselves especially relating to two of these characters, Wylan Van Eck and Jesper Fahey. Students with learning differences will be all too familiar with these struggles; however, Bardugo highlights the strengths of her characters as well. Jesper is able to channel his hyperfocus, becoming the best sharpshooter in the city and developing the skill to fabricate magical objects. Bardugo breaks with many authors who depict learning differences in a condescending manner.
He joins the team rescuing Bo Yul-Bayur from the Ice Court because of his knowledge of demolitions and his use as a hostage in negotiating the reward. Wylan has ruddy gold curls, pale skin, and blue eyes and is the youngest of the group at age sixteen. His young age is only accentuated by his looks, which make him seem younger. Matthias Helvar believed his age to be twelve instead of sixteen. Kaz Brekker described him as someone who "looked like a child - smooth-skinned, wide-eyed, like a silk-eared puppy in a room full of fighting dogs.