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Attack of Apollyon
Book SeriesLeft Behind: The Kids
AuthorTim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
Release DateMarch 1st, 2002
Preceded ByDarkening Skies
Followed ByA Dangerous Plan

"Attack of Apollyon" is the 19th book of the Left Behind: The Kids series. Its release date was March 1st, 2002. It was written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

Book Synopsis

Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.

As freezing temperatures envelop the earth, Judd tries to figure out his next move. Lionel struggles to help a friend. Back at the schoolhouse, Vicki pulls the kids together in the midst of the worst judgement yet. Mark prepares himself to meet a mysterious friend of his late cousin- but can he be trusted?

As a strange star falls to earth, the Young Trib Force knows the next judgement is near- one so terrible it will be announced from heaven first. Will the kids make it through? Find out in the amazing book. And don't forget to buy our other 21 books still left in the series!

Notable Characters

Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

  • Judd Thompson Jr. 
  • Vicki Byrne
  • Lionel Washington

Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

  • Mark Eisman
  • Darrion Stahley
  • Conrad Graham
  • Carl Meninger (becomes a believer)
  • Shelly
  • Nada
  • Samuel "Sam" Goldberg


  • Carl Meninger becomes a believer.
  • First book in the series in which Ryan Daley isn't written about at all.
  • Janie McCanyon is stung by the locusts.
  • Samuel Goldberg tells Judd and Lionel to refer to him by his nickname, Sam. That is how he is addressed during the rest of the series.
  • First appearance of Lenore.
  • First physical appearance of Deputy Commander Woodruff.