Which is why I was filled with great joy during one of my school visits in Arizona. Not only had the students of Zaharis School been read Where the Mountain Meets the Moon, each class did a project on it.
In one of the younger classes, the students answered what they, themselves, would as the Old Man of the Moon:
And another class did an-depth study of the book and created this lovely board:
(It says"We are all puddles awaiting the rain of characters that create ripples which expands our boundaries until we become oceans")
character names are on the raindrops!
and the ocean is made of story line "ripples"
An older class wrote stories about meeting different characters from the book:
While another class wrote about their favorite part and what they learned from the book (I love the accompanying drawings!):