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 chapter "The Nuances of Rule-Breaking," from the book Teaching with Harry Potter as an example:

 

CHAPTER TITLE:  The Nuances of Rule-Breaking

BOOK TITLE:   Teaching with Harry Potter: Essays on Classroom Wizardry from Elementary School to College

CHAPTER AUTHOR:   Tenille Nowak

BOOK EDITOR:   Valerie Estelle Frankel

PUBLICATION DATE:   2013

PUBLICATION CITY:   Jefferson, NC

PUBLISHER:  McFarland

PAGES:  21-31

 

Examples

MLANowak, Tenille. "The Nuances of Rule-Breaking." Teaching with Harry Potter: Essays on Classroom Wizardry from Elementary School to College. Ed. Valerie Estelle Frankel. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2013. 21-31. Print.
APANowak, T. (2013). The nuances of rule-breaking. In V.E. Frankel (Ed.), Teaching with Harry Potter: Essays on classroom wizardry from elementary school to college (21-31). Jefferson, NC: McFarland.

 

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