There Family gets kicked out of Erma's house. Rex goes out and tries to find a new house they eventually find a new house that is very small and has lots of problems. Then in the backyard they start to dig a hole for the foundation that eventually gets filled with trash. Then Jeanette finds paint and tries to make the house better but makes it worse. Then Jeanette and Brian get in a rock fight with some other kids.
"We were banished. that was the word dad used you did wrong and now we have been banished" (walls149).
The walls get kicked out of erma's house and the they have to go out and find a new house after the parents get back from Phoenix.
After looking around for a new house the parents find one on 93 little hobart street and introduce it to the kids.
"The people inside the house wanted to fix it up but lacked gumption" (walls 156)
The house they have now has many problems and the stove does not work well and gives the person an electric shock.
In the backyard of their house the kids and their dad dig a hole for the foundation of the glass castle which gets filled out with trash.
After the Rex gets paint and does nothing with it then Jeanette grabs the paint and tries to fix the house but it does not work and just makes it worse.
Jeanette and Brian get in a fight with rocks with some other kids and then they ended up wining and throwing rocks at them while they run away.