The Vanishings

The Vanishings

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Four former Christian teenagers find themselves alone and afraid following the Rapture when God spirits His followers away to Heaven

This series is based on the best-selling adult Left Behind series. Readers will see the Rapture and Tribulation through the eyes of four kids who have been left behind.

Publisher: Wheaton, Ill. : Tyndale House Publishers, c1998
ISBN: 9780842321938
Branch Call Number: TEEN FIC JEN
Characteristics: 148 p. ; 18 cm
Additional Contributors: LaHaye, Tim 1926-2016


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Jun 23, 2015

These are really exciting books for teens. They talk about what the 'end times' might look like from a Christian kids perspective.

Green_Dolphin_251 Jun 16, 2014

This story makes you take a second look at your own life and think about how lucky you are and wonder if you are devoted enough to your own religion, but it is also a very dry story. I have read hundreds of books even in my short lifespan, and this was by far the worst. I always have to finish a story once i start it so I did read the entire thing, it was torture to force my way through that book.

Sisireader Jun 15, 2014

This series has literally changed my life! Best series I have ever read in my life and I read a lot. Kinda slow at the beginning but you get to know the characters and you WONT BE ABLE TO STOP WANTING MORE once the plot thickens!! I've read all 40 books, sometimes having to painstakingly wait for the next book to be delivered from a far library. I recommend this book for anybody really, especially those looking to learn more about the end times or to strengthen your faith. But anyways great read!!!

Feb 04, 2014

Judgemental, ignorant load of crap. This book literally demonizes non-Christians, taking place in a world where all Christians have vanished, causing the world to descend into chaos and tyranny. Without Christians, crime and terrorism are common, and everything on TV is either porn or satan-worshipping. Because, you know, non-Christians don't have any morals. Ugh. I regret reading this.

Jul 06, 2011

This is the first book in the "Left behind kids" series.
There are alot of books in the series but theyr'e small.

The first one especially (and the second one) may seem boring, as if it's not going anywhere but it was probably THEE best series i've read and the people that know me, know that i've read ALOT of series!!

The books get better and better, they were SO good that i'd have a stack of 5 or 6 books in the series and as soon as i finished 1 i'd just plop it down and start on the next right away, they were so intriguing!!!!

You should read it.
(Oh and when you're finished the firs just search it as "Left behind kids" and then the number you need!!)


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Feb 04, 2014

The Rapture has arrived. Without Christians to keep everyone in check, the Human race become sadistic monsters without a moral code of any kind.

Jul 12, 2013

Four kids: Judd, Vickie, Lionel, and Ryan, are just normal people leading normal lives. Unlike their relatives and/or friends, who keep on talking about Jesus and trying to drag them to church. But, one day, everything changes. Millions of people across the globe have been kidnapped, vanished simply from the earth. Yet millions more have been left behind. Some say they were taken by aliens or suggest other possible solutions, but these four know, along with a few others known as the Tribulation Force, that they've been raptured, and that all that these kids thought were lies, was true. The anti-Christ will reign with a tight hand, and the seven years of Tribulation will begin. Read about the four kids who will impact the world for Christ and fearlessly put their lives on the line as they tell the world why they were left behind and how they can be saved by the Jesus.


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Feb 04, 2014

Other: At least three main characters are rape victims who tell their stories in great detail and without a trigger warning of any kind.

Feb 04, 2014

Frightening or Intense Scenes: Everything from sentient wasps who whisper 'Abaddon' before giving stings bad enough to drive a person to suicide, to a TV game show in which a man must find where a loved one is buried before their oxygen runs out.


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