A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version
Eighth Edition   ©2019

A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version

Diana Hacker (late of Prince George's Community College) , Nancy Sommers (Harvard University)  

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-05743-8; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-05743-5; Format: Spiral Bound, 288 pages

Discipline-focused advice for research and writing—from thesis to documentation. Students can plan and draft their papers using specific advice for writing and for working with sources in a wide range of disciplines—with more than 100 models in APA style.

Pocket-sized and spiral-bound. A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version’s slim and convenient format makes it a portable and practical source for answers wherever and whenever a student writer’s questions arise. It is also available in affordable e-book formats.

Trusted Hacker grammar and style advice. With an emphasis on editing rather than on terminology, Pocket becomes a reference students quickly learn to rely on to solve problems. It helps students help themselves.
More practice and models online. When you assign LaunchPad Solo for Hacker Handbooks, your students have even more help at their fingertips:

  • 24 new video tutorials with practice activities  give students more support for major writing assignments and for citing sources in MLA and APA styles.
  • Nearly 300 exercises help students improve their writing and effectively work with sources.
    50 model papers, including 13 papers in APA style, provide guidance in writing and formatting work in any course.
  • Over 35 LearningCurve quizzes offer game-like sentence level practice and let you track student progress.

Support for teachers. For ideas on integrating A Pocket Style Manual, APA Version into the course or just on giving students a head start on working with their handbook, instructors can turn to Teaching with Hacker Handbooks.