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For the Outdoors Enthusiast: Great Little Walks in the Pittsburgh Area by Yvonne Merrill, AE Richardson, and Mary Shaw - $7.95;
A guide to walks on the Great Allegheny Passage and connecting trails in the Pittsburgh area.
The Train Hobbyist: Boarding the Westbound: Journey of a Depression-Era Hobo by Joseph Szalinski - $16.95; It's a journey that began in Poland, ended in a Western Pennsylvania steel mill, and wandered to all 48 states of 1932 America.
The Cyclist: Trailbook 2011-12 by the Allegheny Trail Alliance - $10; The official guide to the Great Allegheny Passage and the C&O Canal Townpath also includes the best map available of the Pittsburgh-to-D.C. experience. Trip-planning information, FAQs, and expanded coverage of the towns along the way makes TrailBook essential for trail users and trail businesses.
The Cook: A Tuscan-American Kitchen by Cassandra Vivian and Vivian Pelini Sanson - $19.95; Whether it is a fiesta, family celebration, holiday, or simple supper, Italian traditions start at the kitchen table. In this glorious celebration of the Tuscan cucina, five essays accompany more than 250 tried-and-true recipes honoring family, flavor, and tradition.
The Kids: No Stars Night by Emma Egan Smucker - $7.99; Award-winning recollection of childhood in a steel-mill town.
The History Buff: Mellon: An American Life
by David Cannadine - $23; The first published biography of Andrew W. Mellon, the American colossus who bestrode the worlds of industry, government, and philanthropy, leaving his transformative stamp on each.
Josh Gibson: The Legend Behind the Plate
The Sports Fan: DVD from Duquesne University - $20; The story of Negro Leagues slugger Josh Gibson, who has been called the greatest baseball player of his day.
The Urban Explorer: Routes to Roots by Rivers of Steel - $10; Discover the cultural and industrial heritage of southwestern PA. Driving guide includes suggested itineraries, maps, and festival listings.
The Music Lover: Shaped by Steel CD - $15; A one-of-a-kind collection from the Rivers of Steel National Heritage Area highlighting southwestern Pennsylvania music, folklore, and stories from the late 1800s to present-day.
The Steel Heritage Aficionado: History to Go: Carrie Furnaces DVD - $14.99; Using archival footage, photographs, and documents, along with interviews with iron workers who once proudly labored at the furnaces, this documentary DVD tells the story of the Carrie Furnaces and their significance to the region and the world.
And much, much more including Carrie Furnace Hard Hat Tour gift certificates for the 2012 season! Visit our online store or stop by the Rivers of Steel Visitor Center, 623 East Eighth Avenue, Homestead, PA, near The Waterfront.