Sculptor Lorenzo Pace won the commission to create the African Burial Ground Memorial sculpture in New York City, which has at its base a replica of the lock that imprisoned his great-grandfather as a slave, passed down through the generations. Paces beautiful story about the fictional Jalanis chained arrival in the United States tells an uplifting story for children about his ultimate freedom.

Jalani and the Lock 2015, Windmill Books

ISBN-13: 9781477792773

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Jalani and the Lock 2015, Windmill Books

ISBN-13: 9781477792780

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Jalani and the Lock 2005, PowerKids Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780823997008

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