When Shiner Died is the story of a family peta yellow labthat died. Its a childrens book about pet loss and grieving the death of a beloved animal. Two members of Shiners adopted family tell the story. They are Maggie Roxanne and Luke Zamzow Hauder, ages 6 and 4. When Shiner Died will almost certainly bring tears to adult eyes, and children will identify with the story, as told by their peers. The author of the book, Rebecca S. Hauder, is a Registered Nurse, 25-year grief therapist, and grandmother of the two storytellers. She is also the author of The Nature of Grief: Photographs and Words for Reflection and Healing, the Grief Support Mailings, the Grief Support Group Manual, and numerous articles related to grief and loss. Apart from the story of Shiners death, the book contains several pages for young readers to share about their pet, and suggestions for adults in helping children following the loss of a pet. When Shiner Died will make a wonderful resource for a child, or an adult, who recently lost their pet.