What you need:

How you format your book citation will vary, depending on the style you use.  But there are some basic elements you will need to know to cite books in almost any style.  We will use the book Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher by Stephen Brookfield as an example:

 

TITLE:  Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher

AUTHOR:  Stephen Brookfield

PUBLICATION DATE:  1995

PUBLICATION CITY:  San Francisco, CA

PUBLISHER:  Jossey-Bass

 

Examples

 

MLABrookfield, Stephen. Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher. San Francisco, CA, 1995. Print.
APABrookfield, S. (1995). Becoming a critically reflective teacher.  San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. 

 

For more information

For more information about these citation styles, and citing different types of books, use the Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL):

MLA Style: Books

APA Style: Books

Chicago Manual of Style: Books