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Peter Benson - Sparks. How Parents Can Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers Название: Sparks. How Parents Can Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers Автор: Peter Benson Тип: PDF Книга In this practical book, Dr. Peter Benson, a leading authority on childhood and adolescence, describes a simple yet powerful plan for awakening the spark that lives inside each and every young person. Sparks—when illuminated and nurtured—give young people joy, energy, and direction. They have the power to change a young person’s life from one of “surviving” to “thriving.” Grounded in new research with thousands of teenagers and parents, Sparks offers a step-by-step approach to helping teenagers discover their unique gifts, and works for all families, no matter their economic status, parenting situation, or ethnic background. Sally Benson - Fluid Dynamics in Complex Fractured-Porous Systems Название: Fluid Dynamics in Complex Fractured-Porous Systems Автор: Sally Benson Тип: PDF Книга Despite of many years of studies, predicting fluid flow, heat, and chemical transport in fractured-porous media remains a challenge for scientists and engineers worldwide. This monograph is the third in a series on the dynamics of fluids and transport in fractured rock published by the American Geophysical Union (Geophysical Monograph Series, Vol. 162, 2005; and Geophysical Monograph, No. 122, 2000). This monograph is dedicated to the late Dr. Paul Witherspoon for his seminal influence on the development of ideas and methodologies and the birth of contemporary fractured rock hydrogeology, including such fundamental and applied problems as environmental remediation; exploitation of oil, gas, and geothermal resources; disposal of spent nuclear fuel; and geotechnical engineering. This monograph addresses fundamental and applied scientific questions and is intended to assist scientists and practitioners bridge gaps in the current scientific knowledge in the areas of theoretical fluids... Julie Benson - Bet on a Cowboy Название: Bet on a Cowboy Автор: Julie Benson Тип: Книга LOVE IS THE WILD CARDCommitment-phobic Colorado cowboy Griffin McAlister had it all figured out: do the reality dating show, get the money his family desperately needed and move on. Love was never on the cards…least of all falling for the show’s director.Maggie Sullivan knew she’d found a star in Griffin and maybe even something more… But she had a job to do and, besides, how could he notice her while he was busy wooing ten gorgeous women? Now Griffin had a choice: stick with the plan and lose Maggie forever, or risk everything for a chance to win her heart! Julie Benson - Cowboy in the Making Название: Cowboy in the Making Автор: Julie Benson Тип: Книга A Little Bit Country…Emma Donovan ran off to Nashville when she was young and full of dreams. Now she’s back home in Colorado and common sense is telling her not to count on Jamie Westland. He won’t be around long – not with his big-time career in New York City.Jamie’s never felt at home, especially not with his adopted family. Now, on his grandfather’s ranch, the pieces of his life are coming together and Emma is a reason why. But, when an opportunity arises in New York, Jamie isn’t sure if he should stay or go… Julie Benson - Roping the Rancher Название: Roping the Rancher Автор: Julie Benson Тип: Книга No Time For CowboysStacey Michaels is trying to get her acting career back on track while looking after her traumatized teenage brother and a demanding mother. She doesn’t have time for romance. And if she did? Well, she’d look to date someone in the business, not some cowboy.But when her brother begs her for a chance to try the equine therapy program Colt Montgomery offers at his ranch in Colorado, Stacey can’t refuse. Even if she and Colt strike sparks off one another. She knows he sees her as a diva, but why can’t he understand she just wants what’s best for her brother? She’s spent her whole life taking care of others—maybe it’s time to let Colt take care of her. Will Benson - Kingdom of Plants: A Journey Through Their Evolution Название: Kingdom of Plants: A Journey Through Their Evolution Автор: Will Benson Тип: Книга This book accompanies the landmark television series Kingdom of Plants 3D: With David Attenborough.In the last 500 million years, plants have undertaken an epic journey that has not only spanned the ages but has altered the very make-up of the planet. It was a journey that began in a dark and barren world, and has culminated in a planet that is draped in rich colours, and overflowing with a diversity of mystifying orchids, exploding seed pods and snapping carnivorous plants.But plants are far more than just beautiful and bizarre. Through the chapters of this book we uncover how plants first began to live on land, how they have become linked with a multitude of animal and fungi partners, and how ultimately they have shaped both landscapes and cultures.With an introduction by Professor Stephen Hopper, Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew, as well as contributions from leading botanists and horticulturists, this book unpicks the strands of our planet’s network of botanical...