|Book Series||Left Behind:The Kids|
|Author||Tim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins|
|Release Date||March 1st, 2000|
|Followed By||The Search|
Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.
A horrifying future awaits the Young Trib Force. As Vicki fights for her life in a detention center, Judd sets a new goal that could put the group in the greatest danger yet.
With conflict arising, Judd faces a decision that will affect the rest of his life. The rise of a rebel group, a global catastrophe, a disappearance, and the death of a friend give the kids a heartbreaking challenge.
Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
- Judd Thompson Jr.
- Vicki Byrne
- Lionel Washington
- Ryan Daley
Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:
- Chaya Stein
- Mark Eisman
- John Preston
- Bruce Barnes(death)
- Chloe Steele Williams
- Rayford Steele
- Amanda White Steele
- Cameron "Buck" Williams
- Coach Handlesman
- Nina Ben-Judah
- Dan Ben-Judah
- Mrs. Waltonen(becomes a believer)
- Judith Stein(becomes a believer, death)
- Nicolae Carpathia
- Leon Fortunato
- Janie McCanyon
- Darla(only appearance)
- Alice Weems
- Marjorie Amherst(first appearance)
- Mr. Syncrete(only appearance)
- Laverne Jenness
- Major Evers(only appearance)
- Mitchell Stein
- The death of Bruce Barnes and World War III takes place.
- Judd Thompson Jr., John Preston, and Mark Eisman are at the graduation ceremony at Nicolae High, but Judd gets expelled for his speech.
- Sam Goldberg and his father are mentioned by Nina Ben-Judah, but not by name.
- One of the only two books where John Preston and Chaya Stein were seen interacting. The other book was book 11.
- Lionel graduated from Global Community Middle School after book 7 and started attending Nicolae High in this book.
- Ryan is the last remaining member of The Young Tribulation Force attending Global Community Middle School.
- Ryan is in seventh grade at Global Community Middle School.
- Janie is sent away from Nicolae High and The Young Tribulation Force. She returns in book 18 when Mark Eisman and Melinda Bentley find her.
- Ryan is confirmed to be 13 years old.
- It is revealed that hackers stole money from Judd Thompson Sr.'s bank account.
- Ryan's secret place under New Hope Village Church.
- The last appearance of Coach Handlesman.
- Last appearance of Mrs. Waltonen.
- Vicki, Chaya, and Janie start living together at Bruce's house.
- Leon Fortunato was at Judd's graduation.
- Bruce Barnes
- Judith Stein