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Family Life Education Methodology: Books


To write a citation for a book you need the following pieces of information:

  • Author or editors (all of them up to 7)
  • Year of publication
  • Book title, including edition information if applicable
  • Publication information (city, state, and publishing company)


Manzo, A. V., Manzo, U. C., & Thomas, M. M. (2005). Content area literacy (4th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons. 

Lomotey, K. (Ed.). (2010). Encyclopedia of African American education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Thelin, J. R. (2004). A history of American higher education. Baltimore, MD: John Hopkins University Press. 

Book Chapters

To write a citation for a book chapter you need the following pieces of information:

  • Authors of the chapter
  • Title of the chapter
  • Year of publication
  • Book editor(s) information
  • Book title
  • Publication information (page numbers, city, state, publishing company)


Kelly, C., Gregory, E., & Williams, A. (2002). Developing literacy: Towards a new understanding of family involvement. In R. Fisher, G.

Brooks, & M. Lewis (Eds.), Raising standards in literacy (pp. 66-81). London, England: RoutledgeFalmer. 

Mulcahy-Ernt, P. I., & Caverly, D. C. (2000). Strategic study-reading. In R. F. Flippo & D. C. Caverly (Eds.), Handbook of college reading

and study strategy research (2nd ed., pp. 177-198). New York, NY: Routledge.

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