The Probable Future Author:Alice Hoffman For as long as anyone could remember, only girl children had been born to the Sparrow family in Massachusetts and every child had been born in March. Each was blessed with a different extraordinary talent and, until the current generation, each kept the Sparrow name. Teenage Stella Sparrow Avery goes to live with her grandmother Elinor Sparrow... more » while Stella's parents' marriage is on the skids. Elinor lives in Cake House, the only building to withstand the Unity, Massachusetts fire of 1785.
This may sound like the beginning of a creepy horror story but it is actually an uplifting tale of acceptance, diversity and the circle of life both within the family and in the town.« less