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Nicolae High
Book SeriesLeft Behind:The Kids
AuthorTim LaHaye, Jerry B. Jenkins
Release DateSeptember 1999
Preceded ByFacing the Future
Followed ByThe Underground (book)

"Nicolae High" is the 5th book of the Left Behind: The Kids series. Its release date was in September of 1999. It was written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins.

Book Synopsis

Synopsis retrieved from back of the book.

A new challenge faces Judd, Vicki, Ryan, and Lionel. They must take their newfound faith to the classrooms of Global Community Middle School and Nicolae Carpathia High.

Danger awaits them. Should they obey the authorities, who outlaw carrying Bibles or even talking about God? Should they risk everything and speak the truth to their friends? Who can they trust?

Notable Characters

Original Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

  • Judd Thompson Jr.
  • Vicki Byrne
  • Lionel Washington
  • Ryan Daley

Other Members of The Young Tribulation Force:

  • John Preston (first appearance)
  • Mark Eisman (first appearance)

Other believers:

  • Bruce Barnes
  • Coach Handlesman (first appearance)
  • Deacon (only appearance)


  • Laverne Jenness (first appearance)
  • Beryl "Bub" Gaylor (confirmed death)
  • Joyce (first appearance)
  • Shelly

Global Community:

  • Nicolae Carpathia


  • Prospect High School becomes Nicolae Carpathia High School.
  • Lincoln Junior High becomes Global Community Middle School.
  • First appearance of John Preston.
  • First appearance of Mark Eisman.
  • John and Mark join the Young Tribulation Force.
  • Judd, Vicki, John, Mark, and Shelly start attending Nicolae Carpathia High School.
  • Lionel and Ryan start attending Global Community Middle School.
  • First appearance of Laverne Jenness.
  • First appearance of Coach Handlesman.
  • First appearance of Joyce.
  • Only appearance of Deacon.
  • Deacon reveals to Vicki that Eddie Byrne's friend, Bub, was killed by a gas leak.