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Ann Ruethling and the Chinaberry catalog have earned beloved status among book lovers, families and parents around the world. Ann and the Chinaberry catalog are also highly respected within the media and the catalog and book sales industries, where the Chinaberry endorsement has become a powerful influence. The following are but a few of Chinaberry’s citations:

Book: "Miracles of Sons: Celebrating the Boys in Our Lives," by Jamie Miller and Jennifer Basye Sander, 202 pages, Perigee 2003. "Hearing Evan's Voice," article by Ann Ruethling.

Book: "Under the Chinaberry Tree: Books and Inspirations for Mindful Parenting," by Ann Ruethling and Patti Pitcher, Broadway Books, 2003.

Magazine: "Chinaberry Books -- A Catalog That Operates Like an Independent Book Store," Publishers Weekly, July 19, 1999. Profile of Ann Ruethling and the Chinaberry catalog.

Book: "Conversations with Uncommon Women. Insights from women who’ve risen above life’s challenges to achieve extraordinary success," by Ellie Wymard, Ph.D, 254 pages, AMACOM, 1999. Profile of Ann Ruethling, founder of Chinaberry, Inc. for Chapter 5, "Women In Business: Negotiating the Culture."

Book: "Women’s Ventures, Women’s Visions. 29 inspiring stories from women who started their own businesses," by Shoshana Alexander, 217 pages, Crossing Press, 1997. Chapter profiling Ann Ruethling, founder of Chinaberry, Inc.

Book: "Grand-Loving. Making memories with your grandchildren," by Sue Johnson & Julie Carlson, 276 pages, Heartstrings Press, 1996. Foreword by Ann Ruethling, founder of Chinaberry, Inc.

Book: "Growing With Your Child. Reflections on Parent Development," by Elin Schoen, 208 pages, Doubleday, 1996. Profile of Ann Ruethling and Chinaberry Book Service in Chapter 6, "How Our Children Can Improve Our Work and the Way We Work."

Review: "Chinaberry Treasures Good Reading," Family and Religion Section, Loudoun Times-Mirror, August 28, 1996.

Magazine: "The CEO: Guiding Spirit," Small Business Computing magazine, July 1996. Q&A with Ann Ruethling, founder of Chinaberry catalog.

Magazine: "In Its Place," article by Ann Ruethling published in A Real Life magazine, March/April, 1996.

Review: "Chinaberry Booksellers," Entertainment Section, Crystal Lake Times, April x, 1995.

Profile: "A success story," Tempo section, Chicago Tribune, September 8, 1994.

Profile: "A Fairy tale mission. A mother’s quest to find the best in children’s literature has grown into a respected catalog kingdom," The Press Enterprise, November 13, 1994.

Profile: "Firm’s positive books, music for kids strike chord," The Entrepreneurs, San Diego Union-Tribune, December 7, 1993.

Review: "Guide to Selecting Children’s Reading," review of Chinaberry catalog by critic Bill Ruehlmann, Books Section, The Virginian Pilot and the Ledger Star, June 14, 1992

Endorsement: Parent’s Choice Magazine, a review of children’s media by the Parent’s Choice Foundation. Approved by Parent’s Choice panel for year 1990.

Review: "You Need This Catalog," Ex Libris Magazine, April/May 1989.

Magazine: "Chinaberry Book Service," Mothering Magazine, Summer 1983.