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Book SeriesLeft Behind: The Kids
AuthorTim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
Release DateJuly, 2003
Preceded ByThe Mark of the Beast
Followed ByMurder in the Holy Place

"Breakout!" is the 29th book of the Left Behind: The Kids series. It's release date was in July of 2003. It was written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

Book Synopsis

Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.

Racing against time, Vicki and the stateside Young Tribulation Force must decide if they will risk their lives to help believes help by the Global Community. Vicki is thrilled at the return of an old friend.

In New Babylon, Lionel watches a celebrity recieve Nicolae Carpathia's mark, while Judd discovers some startling information from a new friend. 

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
  • Conrad Graham
  • Darrion Stahley
  • Janie McCanyon
  • Melinda Bentley
  • Natalie Bishop(death)
  • Charlie
  • Shelly

Other Believers:

  • Pete Davidson
  • Cheryl Tiffane(first appearance)
  • Jim Dekker
  • Colin Dial
  • Manny
  • Chang Wong
  • Westin Jakes

Global Community:

  • Nicolae Carpathia
  • Roy Donaldson(last appearance)
  • Darryl Henderson
  • Claudia Zander(first appearance)
  • Walter Moon


  • Z-Van


  • Natalie Bishop is finally caught by the GC.
  • The death of Natalie Bishop. She is the fifth member of The Young Trib Force to die.
  • First physical appearance of Claudia Zander.
  • Pete Davidson returns, making his first appearance since book 22.
  • It is revealed that Anton Rudja was executed by the Global Community for refusing the mark of the beast.
  • After interrogating and executing Natalie, Commander Kruno Fulcire is appointed head of the Rebel Apprehension Program(RAP).
  • As of this book, the names of the living Young Tribulation Force members, other believers, unbelievers, and the undecided are listed in the introduction.


  • Anton Rudja(confirmed)
  • Natalie Bishop