A Quote by Scott O'Dell on karana, rontu, and connection

That night I stayed in the house. Before I fell asleep I thought of a name for him, for I could not call him Dog. The name I thought of was Rontu, which means in our language Fox Eyes.
 -- Karana (The first time she actually had a "friend" on the island in the 19 years she was stuck there.)

Scott O'Dell

Source: Island of the Blue Dolphins, Pages: 105

Contributed by: Michelle

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